Cordoba October 12th 2009 Saturday morning saw Gaynor and I arriving in the Historic area of Cordoba. This city was used as an enclave for Roman troops because of its strategic importance. (We were able to see some of the roman ruins which are still there.) Early in the eighth century it fell to the Moors.
We began our wander in The Jewish Quarter which has narrow lanes with shops selling everything from beautiful ha ... read more
Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Córdoba 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. Most recently I've been working on cruise ships as an Entertainment Host but don't really find any time to blog about it! :(
Date I Left Australia: September 2nd, 2009. It's been five years since I was able to return ... full info