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 an Aussie from Melbourne 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! 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! :( Moved to the eclectic and wonderful Brighton and plan to stay here for the forseeable.
Highlights so far: Watching the opera Notre ... full info