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La Cayetana and Las Dueñas

There was once a tiny, old white-haired woman who lived in a beautiful, arched two-storey 16th century house in Seville filled with precious objets d’art. The rambling home with its stable for six horses, called Las Dueñas, sat amongst neatly bordered courtyards and gardens of tall palms, fruit-laden citrus trees. 429 more words


K’lee and Dale’s Cosmic Photo Challenge: Patterns

For this week’s Cosmic Photography Challenge, I am using a man-made structure and a natural one for Patterns. Both these photographs have been edited using PhotoMania to create a pattern on a pattern ;) Here they are: 64 more words


Real Alcázar de Sevilla

My study abroad group took a tour of Real Alcázar de Sevilla today, and wow is it gorgeous. We walked through the building and its grounds with our guide who shared the history of the location. 263 more words


Bearded Woman

I looked sheepishly around the empty central courtyard of Pilates House, permanent residence of the Dukes of Medinaceli, right in the centre of Seville, and quickly pressed the shutter button again. 658 more words

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Feria de Seville HERMES Silk Carre

Have fun at the Fair in Seville, Spain, without ever boarding a plane.

The Feria de Sevilla was designed by Hubert de Watrigant, a gifted contemporary French artist, who has so colorfully captured a day at the world famous Seville Fair.   49 more words


Destination: Seville, Spain

Having just finished up an afternoon in Córdoba, our tour group left for the next city on our itinerary: Seville (or “Sevilla,” in Spanish). The capital of the Andalusia region, Seville is the fourth-largest city in Spain and is both a historical and metropolitan place in which the flamenco dance is claimed to have originated, along with having some of the best  1,276 more words