My Andalusian Stories

The fabulous palace-fortress of Alhambra in Granada, Andalusian Spain, epitomises the peak of Islamic civilisation. Built in the mid-10th century at the site of a former hill fortress, it fluorished under the Nasrid Dynasty, till the late 15th century. (May 2009)

Generalife Gardens of Alhambra

Spain > Granada ALHAMBRA, Granada, 23 May 2009 We have an early start from our Cordoba night stop because we need to reach the Alhambra…

Juderia of Cordoba

Spain > Cordoba CORDOBA, 22 May 2009 At the northwestern corner of the Mosque Cathedral compound, we exit by passing through an arched doorway next…

Old Quarter of Cordoba

Spain > Cordoba CORDOBA, 22 May 2009 The mandatory but lengthy Mosque Cathedral visit done, we emerge into the hot noon Andalucian sun. Even the…