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Monthly Archives: June, 2015

Awe-inspiring Alhambra Palace

For many years I have been distantly aware of the existence of Alhambra and that one talks about it in hushed tones of awe. I knew that it was built … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · 2 Comments

Touristic Granada

After one long day in Sevilla, our hotel desk manager helped us to hire a car (very cheaply). While waiting for the car, we took a wander through the delightful streets … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alhambra fortress

From the Alameda gardens we walked through the ruins of an old settlement within the large Alhambra fortress. By now the sun was warming us and people were streaming into … Continue reading

June 20, 2015 · 1 Comment

Alameda gardens of Alhambra

Each morning 1000 tickets are released for that day with timed entry to the Alhambra palace and fortress complex itself. We didn’t think to book tickets in advance, on our … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · 4 Comments

One Long Day in Sevilla

This post follows from my previous post on Splendid Sevilla Cathedral and Awe-inspiring Real Alcázar of Sevilla. After a week in Arabia and before a conference in Madrid, I took a long weekend … Continue reading

June 10, 2015 · 4 Comments

Awe-inspiring Real Alcázar of Sevilla

This post follows from my previous post on Splendid Sevilla Cathedral. After a week in Arabia and before a conference in Madrid, I took a long weekend in Andalusia in the … Continue reading

June 8, 2015 · 5 Comments

Splendid Sevilla Cathedral

After a week in Arabia and before a conference in Madrid, I took a long weekend in Andalusia in the south of Spain. I read in Colin Thubron’s book, Mirror … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · 7 Comments