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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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Washington Irving

by Robert Bovington One of the books that all lovers of Spain and its culture should have on their bookshelves is ‘Tales of the Alhambra’. The American romantic writer Washington Irving wrote it following an extended stay in Granada. Whilst … Continue reading

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al-Andalus

by Robert Bovington In 711 an army of 7000 under the command of the Berber Tarik-ibn-Zehad crossed the Straits of Gibraltar and defeated Roderic the Visigothic King of Hispania. The Muslim armies swept through Hispania and conquered Toledo which was … 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

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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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