Travel Photo Essays
Temple of Debod Madrid

Discovering the history behind the mysterious Temple of Debod. On the 1st December I was in Madrid after a trip from Tel Aviv. To break up the travelling I planned 24 hours in the Spanish capital. Wandering around the Plaza

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La Llotja de la Seda by piccavey

In late November 2012 I enjoyed a city break in Valencia. I hadn’t visited the city before. The city was just halfway point between Barcelona and Granada for me. I’d seen the city outskirts from the road but didn’t know

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Girona Castellers

Last Autumn I visited Girona, an historic town, North of Barcelona. Although I´d actually been there before on a short visit, I hadn´t seen much of the place.This time I would be staying for a weekend and hope to discover

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Cartuja Monastery Granada Spain

Carthusian Monastery in Granada Recently I headed up to the North of the city to the Cartuja Monastery. This had been recommended to me many many times but until now I hadn´t visited until now. The entrance is just off

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At the very top of Manhattan, on 190th Street you can visit a European Monastery. The Cloisters is not a usual stop on the average tourist’s itinerary. I travelled to New York last November, instead of a summer holiday I

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With all the recent Media attention surrounding the Madrid and their failed bid for the 2020 Olympics. I thought I would write something about Spain´s capital city. (If you want to read about the failed bid you can see this article here by Graham Hunt.

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Ronda is located Inland in Malaga province. This town is often on route  when visiting Andalusia along with Granada  Seville and Cordoba. Having visited a few times already, this Summer I re visited to retrace my steps in this pictoresque place. This is a spectacular setting. Perched on

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Historic Cordoba Cordoba is one of the must see cities of Spain. Located in Andalusia, it is often on the Spain itinerary along with Granada and Seville. A plan to see the famous Cathedral Mosque is high on the list. Having seen this stunning monument several years before, I re visited

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Purullena Marchal North of Granada Spain

In this photo essay I will try to highlight the varied and vast country that Spain is. So much to discover, even after all these years living and travelling around the country it still doesn’t fail to surprise me. Apart from

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Alhambra palace Granada Spain

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.

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