Portugal 2017

Sardinia (May 2017)

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Cádiz (26-08-2016)

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

Puglia – Gargano Promontory (August 2016)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)


Trip to Mnich (2016-09-25)

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