Seville (minus the barber) October 16th 2009 Time now to go to Seville, home of flamenco (depending on who you talk to). Gaynor and I headed straight for the famous Real Alcazar, a Christian palace primarily built for King Pedro the Cruel of Castile in the 1360's by Moorish craftsmen. This is a great place to visit after having seen the Alhambra in Granada because it has similar arabesque work but is much younger and so has much of the colou ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Seville Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more
About Me:I'm a Melbourne girl born and bred, and it´s definitely a beautiful city and a fantastic place to live BUT I've now been living in England since December 2009 and I LOVE it! So may stay here for some time. Between leaving Oz and moving to England I backpacked Italy, Spain and France for three months. Best experience of my life.
Date I Left Australia: September 2nd, 2009. It's been two years since I was able to return for a visit so if anyone fancies donating a return ticket to me I will love you forever! haha.
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