The gardens of the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos, in Cordoba, Spain – set within the medieval walls and towers of a palace that the Catholic monarch Alfonso XI built … Continue reading The palace gardens of the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos in Cordoba, Spain
This portfolio of black and white images of Cordoba includes one image in colour – a quiet corner, two buildings intersecting, and a tree and its shadow intermingled. And then … Continue reading Cordoba Portfolio, in colour and monochrome
I think our first evening in Cordoba pretty much did it for us. We had driven up from Granada, in our hired baby Mercedes, taking a road less travelled through … Continue reading Cordoba, The Puente Romano
Small-town Andalucia – those slightly run-down settlements you find on the road from Granada to Cordoba, for instance, places that are not on the tourist route, that are a little … Continue reading Small-town Andalucia
Set against the vast and empty Plains of Camdeboo, abutted by the Valley of Desolation and surrounding mountains, the small Karoo town of Graaff-Reinet seems dwarfed, vulnerable, a fragile human … Continue reading Black and White Landscapes – Plains of Camdeboo and Valley of Desolation
The Alhambra sits high on a hill – opposite, below, is the heart of the old Moorish city of Granada, the Albaicin. At night, you look up, and there on … Continue reading Granada – The Albaicin
Fortress and Palace The Alhambra in Granada is both fortress and palace – and, as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a custodian of memory, Spain’s rich history and the history … Continue reading The Alhambra, Granada
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year – a year of tolerance, respect, and care for our planet.