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Granada

by Robert Bovington Granada is a city in the autonomous region of Andalucía, situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. It is one of the great cities of Spain if not the World. … When visiting Granada it is … Continue reading

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Granada

by Robert Bovington Granada is a city in the autonomous region of Andalucía, situated at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. It is one of the great cities of Spain if not the World. Alhambra Granada © Robert Bovington When … Continue reading

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An afternoon at the Alhambra Granada

On Wednesday 31 October 2012, my wife and I paid a visit to the Alhambra in Granada. The Alhambra reigns supreme in the city of Granada and rightly so. If it stood on a flat plain, it would still be … Continue reading

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Andalucía

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by Robert Bovington Andalucía is the southernmost region of mainland Spain. It is the land of bullfighting, flamenco and gypsies. It is the land of high sierras, charming white villages and magnificent cities. It is…

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The Alhambra Palace, Granada

Excellent post about the Alhambra…

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Granada – carmens

One of the delights of the Albaicin area of Granada is its carmens (carmenes in Spanish). They are hillside townhouses with private walled gardens. They originated in Moorish times and their design expresses the Islamic idea of inner paradise, a … Continue reading

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Granada in photographs

When visiting Granada it is tempting to spend all one’s time admiring the Alhambra. From afar one can admire the beauty of its red walled parapets contrasting with the snow capped Sierra Nevada whilst once inside one can absorb oneself … Continue reading

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