Tagged With "Andalucia"

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Re: Visiting the Alhambra

Travel Luver ·
What a beautiful and amazing place! I need to get there someday!!
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Re: Gallery: Cordoba's Great Mosque-Cathedral

PortMoresby ·
The engineering, carved arches supporting more carved arches, and layered colors of stone to such striking effect, just astounding. I've seen other pictures of it but having a good look now has been seeing it with new eyes. Thanks SO much.
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Spain Index

PHeymont ·
BLOGS Sept. 5, 2013     PHeymont      Barcelona's "Other Architect" Feb. 18, 2014     PHeymont     The Alcazar of Jerez: A Window into History Feb. 20, 2014     PHeymont      Six...
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Gallery: Cordoba's Great Mosque-Cathedral

PHeymont ·
Every place wants to be the "most important," "most popular," "most famous," "most beautiful." It can't all be true—but there's no doubt in my mind our visit today to the Great Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, also called the Mezquita, took us to...
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Walking Through Seville and the Centuries

PHeymont ·
Seville, the largest city of southern Spain’s Andalucia region, is as full of contrasts as you might imagine of a city that was important in the Roman era, was ruled by the Moors for centuries, and then became not only the seat of Spanish...
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Visiting the Alhambra

PHeymont ·
Where do you begin writing about the Alhambra? It's one of the most famous places in the world, yes. It has a history that is both shorter than one might expect, and more complex. A residence, a fortress, a monument, a museum...no easy description....
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Spain, Italy fight to reverse drop in Russian tourists

PHeymont ·
A troupe of Spanish horses will visit Russia to promote tourism A combination of frosty relations between Russia and Europe and the drastic decline in the value of the Russian ruble have seriously cut Russian tourism to Italy and Spain, where Russian...
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