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Visions of the Alhambra

The Alhambra in Granada is the most important monumental complex in Andalusia. UNESCO has declared it a World Heritage Site since 1984. A great place to photograph the Alhambra from outside is the Mirador de San Nicholás, a small panoramic square in the historic Albaicin district.

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El Mirador

Granada, Spain, early February 2020. Not even 2 months ago. Alas, the expansion of coronavirus makes it seem long time ago. From the Mirador de San Nicolás there is the best view of the Alhambra, the Moorish palace and fortress, emblem of Granada.

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Seville – Torre del Oro

Torre del Oro (English: Tower of Gold) is a watchtower built in 1221 to guard the Guadalquivir river in Seville. Probably its name refers to his golden glow reflected on the river.  Today it houses the Naval Museum of the city.