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... one, I believe. In Part 1 I’ve spent a lot of time exploring and learning about present and past Islamic civilizations, and have been particularly interested in the interaction between the different global faiths. It all started in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 4 years ago, finding myself fascinated by seeing all the world’s major religions packed into a small area and living together in harmony. Then there was the sort of Buddhist temple style mosque in ...
... advanced place in the world in its era with a major
university, architectural and artistic wonders, and the likely preservation of
learning from the ancient Greeks and Romans at a time when it had been lost in
much of Europe in the centuries called the “Dark Ages” before the turn of the
first millennium A.D. The Mezquita and historic center of Seville now constitute
a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Guidebooks focus heavily on ...
... has been planted, dating from 1523. Charles V gave permission for this, but when he visited, he said “I have destroyed something unique to the world”. Well not quite, because enough is left, unlike Seville, where the whole Mosque was destroyed and the new cathedral built exactly on its foundations. We had not quite finished looking around when we were ushered out, 30 minutes early, by friendly but insistent staff, as a service was about to take place ...
Rachel Putnins conquers Cordoba! (it was in the headlines this morning)
the past few days, I've been busy living a spanish life, experiencing a new culture, and mostly exploring this great city.
on wednesday, after school, i went with anas mother Eva and Evas friends Carmen and Isabel to shop flamenca dresses. Aren't they something. so every woman has a flamenca dress, and then theres some days throughout the year that they al wear ...
... Though the museum was very interesting, I was pretty much falling asleep by this point, so we headed back to our hotel for a much needed nap.
After resting up and cooling off, we headed to the Alcazar, a palace with beautiful gardens. Andrew was a huge fan of the light in one of the towers, so he spent a lot of time taking pictures (and grumbling about the people we had to wait for that kept coming in with fancy expensive cameras and taking ...