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Moorish Andalusia!

In Europe, Photography, Places, Spain, Travel on June 3, 2012 at 7:48 pm

My one and only exposure to Moorish architecture has been in the south of Spain and to say I was awed would be an understatement. This post follows the architectural marvels we saw during our trip from Seville in the west, moving east to Cordoba  and finally to Granada in the east. Read the rest of this entry »

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Tapas!

In Culture, Europe, Food, Spain, Travel, World Cuisine on May 9, 2012 at 8:38 pm
Español: Tapas en un establecimiento de Barcel...

Español: Tapas en un establecimiento de Barcelona (España) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

We took a friend of ours visiting Europe for the first time to a restaurant specialised in Tapas. Her reaction?

How wonderful to be able to share your food instead of having to order your own stuff.”

She looked so blissful at that moment that we were sure, we could have served her absolutely anything and it would not have mattered as long as it was Tapas style. Read the rest of this entry »

Inglish!

In Random, Spain, Travel on February 14, 2012 at 6:50 pm

If ever you see pictures put up by English or American travellers in India on the various travel forums on the net, one of the frequently recurring themes is signs, placards or notices written in distorted English (er..English?). I admit some of them are real gems like “Child Bear”, Read the rest of this entry »

Alcazàr, Seville, Spain

In Europe, Places, Random, Spain, Travel on February 14, 2012 at 2:19 am

Alcazàr, Seville, Spain

Alcazàr is the Royal Palace in Seville. Like other places in this part of Spain, the monument has changed hands from the Almohades to the Spanish Catholics. All around the blue motifs, Read the rest of this entry »