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Antequera, the heart of Andalusia

The small town of Antequera is a living museum, with it beautiful white houses covered with crimson tile. When taking a closer look, one notices the Arab decorations on painted sandstone tiles, most of them with exuberant blue flowers painted over white shining background. You rarely find an old Spanish city so well preserved and […]

White doves in Maria Luisa Park, a place where the Arab gardens were brought back to life by Forestier

It’s hard to chose the most pleasant place in a town so lovely as Seville, but the Park Maria Luisa definitely competes with the most famous civic squares and cathedrals due to its tranquility and harmony. And it’s not all about nature in this park, redesigned for the Ibero-American Exhibition in 1929. There are several […]

Plaza de Espana in Seville, modern architecture taking a bow to Moorish heritage

Though it looks like a historic building from distant times, the complex in Plaza de Espana, Sevilla is actually less than a century old, being built for the World Exhibition of 1929. The building is situated in a very peaceful park, Maria Luisa and is the high point of an entire area of Seville, built […]

The passion of Flamenco dancing in Nerja, Spain

The Flamenco music and dance emerged three centuries ago in that melting-pot that Andalusia is. The Southern Spain was home to not only Spanish, but also a vivid Gipsy community with artistic inclinations. The place still bears the marks of Arab rule and the influences that the colonies in the New World were having over […]

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