The Alhambra Palace in Granada has been the most visited monument in Spain over the last 5 years. In 2011 alone 3,096.829 people visited this stunning historic monument. This building was the symbol of the Nazrid Kingdom it dates from the year 1238.
In the UK the switching on of Christmas lights is usually a big event with a local celebrity involved. In Granada the Nativity Scene is the main feature in most shop windows and large buildings. Christmas trees are few and
The vintage car collection at the Automobile Museum in Malaga certainly impressed me this summer. It was a hot August day, we headed there really to avoid the humidity and high temperatures for a couple of hours. I didn’t expect to enjoy the visit as much as
Spain currently boasts 44 different UNESCO sites dotted around the country. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are waiting on the tentative list. Awaiting
Human Towers or Castellers are a deep-rooted Catalan tradition. You can see them in festivals and celebrations throughout Catalonia. I recently saw the Marrecs de Salt perform 3 different tower formations in Girona. It brought back memories of all the previous times