Portugal 2017

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Sardinia (May 2017)

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Click on a picture to start the slideshow and to learn more about the location where it was taken.

 


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Cádiz (26-08-2016)

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Cádiz is famous for its famous cathedral (Catedral de la Santa Cruz de Cádiz, more: http://www.catedraldecadiz.com/).

Puglia – Gargano Promontory (August 2016)

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Even though we mostly spent our time at the beautiful beaches of Puglia, we still managed to see most of the picturesque towns of the Gargano promontory:

Granada and Alhambra (September 2016)

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More about the astonishing Alhambra palace comlex in Granada: https://www.alhambradegranada.org/

More about Granada’s cathedral: http://catedraldegranada.com/

Ronda (2016-08-27)

November 27th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

See below pictures from Ronda – a picturesque town in the middle of Andalusian nowhere, surrounded by “white towns” (pueblos blancos), including probably the most famous one – Zahara de la Sierra.

Sevilla (August 2016)

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There is a plenty of places worth seeing in Sevilla:

  • The cathedral (Catedral de Santa María de la Sede de Sevilla), in particular its bell tower, La Giralda, originally built as a minaret of the Seville’s impressive mosque, as well as the tomb of Christopher Columbus. More: http://www.catedraldesevilla.es/
  • Metropol Parasol (Las Setas de Sevilla), allegedly the largest wooden structure in the world. According to some estimates it cost EUR 100 m to construct, due to delays and changes in design. More: http://setasdesevilla.com/
  • Real Alcázar – a complex of royal palaces surrounded by impressive gardens. More: http://www.alcazarsevilla.org/. It was used as a filming location of the Water Gardens of Dorne in the Game of Thrones series (more here).
  • Plaza de España, built for Ibero-american exhibition held in 1929. More: http://www.sevillaonline.es/english/seville/plaza_de_espana.htm
  • The district of Macarena, in particular Basílica de la Macarena, with the famous statue of María Santísima de la Esperanza Macarena (http://www.hermandaddelamacarena.es/)
  • Numerous tapas bars, including the oldest one in Sevilla – El Rinconcillo (http://www.elrinconcillo.es/)

 

 

Medina Azahara (2016-08-23)

November 8th, 2016 § 0 comments § permalink

Ruins of a city palace built in the 10th century for Abd-al Rahman III, the Umayyad Emir and Caliph of Córdoba, at the foot of the Sierra Morena mountains seven kilometres from the city of Córdoba.

See more about Medina Azahara: http://www.medinaazahara.org/en/

Córdoba (August 2016)

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Trip to Mnich (2016-09-25)

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Twelve pictures taken while climbing Mnich in the Polish Tatra mountains (2,068 m above the sea level).