Today, 4th of December, is the non official Day of Andalusia (I already explained why this date is so important in our history here), so this year I want to celebrate it with a little bit of fun… with Andalusian flags! In Sheldon Cooper style: The Andalusian flag is green, white and green. Colors that appear in a lot of Mediterranean countries, specially those with a … Continue reading Fun with Andalusian Flags!
Vejer de la Frontera is a hilltop town in the province of Cadiz, close to the Strait of Gibraltar, around 200 metres above sea level. The old part is very well conserved and it contains a lot of ancient churches and convents within a labyrinth of white-washed houses, narrow winding streets and stone pavement. Vejer was used as a defensive town for centuries and its castle, … Continue reading Vejer de la Frontera, a town frozen in time
Last time I went to Granada I walked around the Albaicin again. My only purpose was to visit the Arab baths of El Bañuelo, but in the entry ticket (5€) includes the visit to two more monuments in this historical neighborhood. Take into account that on Sundays the visit to the El Bañuelo is free, by the way it is worth the price of the … Continue reading A walk in the Albaicin of Granada
I have visited the most important monument of Cordoba several times: on my own and also as a escort guide. Of course, I would not say I am an expert, but this is the monument that I have visited more times than any other out of Seville and I have read a lot about it. The mosque of Cordoba is one of my passions. For … Continue reading The Mosque of Cordoba
Two days ago I read this article and I thought it would be a good idea to write about the Museum of Andalusian Autonomy for the #MuseumWeek The museum is in Coria del Rio, a town very close to Seville. I highly recommend to visit it because it is a perfect way to get in contact with the contemporary history of Andalusia. In the entrance … Continue reading The House of Blas Infante in Coria del Río (Seville)