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Medina Al -Zahara  
   

Medina Al -Zahara

The Quixotic Traveller at the grand entranceway of Medinat Al-Zahra, Andalucia.
Andalucia Part II

January 4th 2005
So I believe I was telling you about my trip to Spain before I got distracted with the history lesson. Codoba was wonderful and I had a great time exploring and meeting people at the hostel. The mosque there is incredable, it was built in the 10th century when Cordoba was the capital of Islamic Spain. Its HUGE, a giant square with a forest of columns and double arches on the inside. Unforutantely ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Fès-Boulemane » Fes

Moroccan Flag In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
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