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Teruel

by Robert Bovington Once upon a time, in the city of Teruel, there lived a young man and a young woman who were very much in love. Diego de Marcilla and Isabel de Segura had been childhood playmates and both … Continue reading

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Gaudí

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Antoni Gaudí by Robert Bovington   He was an extremely original exponent of Art Nouveau who disliked straight lines as demonstrated by the wavy façade of Casa Milá. He used colourful collages of appliqué materials…

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Córdoba

by Robert Bovington Córdoba was once the most important and richest city in the western world. It’s pretty good now as I recently discovered when I visited this beautiful city. It is one of the great cities of Spain. Along … Continue reading

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Teruel – Escalinata ‘Lovers of Teruel’

The Escalinata is a staircase that climbs the hill from the railway station to the city centre. It is quite a recent addition to the city’s fine architecture but quite splendid for all that – it was designed by José … Continue reading

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Gaudí

Antoni Gaudí by Robert Bovington   He was an extremely original exponent of Art Nouveau who disliked straight lines as demonstrated by the wavy façade of Casa Milá. He used colourful collages of appliqué materials to add further ornamentation to … Continue reading

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Almería – Sol de Portocarrero

The east facing façade of Almería Cathedral has a relief of the Portocarro sun, the symbol of the city.

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Córdoba

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