Category: Moorish Spain 2016


We are on the public bus between Grenada and the small mountain town of Ronda.  There are brown hills covered with golden grass and olive trees, rockier than my northern… Read more »


Granada is a bustling city with its main street lined with banks and stores and a sense of commerce on the move.   Here, as in Madrid, it is hard to… Read more »

Cordoba Culture

The largest and most beautiful city in Europe in the 1200’s still shines but slightly tarnished by its political history.   The culture that made it rich, the Arabic and Jewish… Read more »


Like many old city towns which needed defense, the old heart of Toledo stands on a hill with a river on two sides and fortified walls on the others.  It… Read more »