The Calendar Files … 2015 … Al Andalus

Well, just to recap … we’ve reached 2015! All right, the default text of this little calendar series is boring now. Let’s read it for the last time.   Some time ago a discussion was going on, what to do with your favorite images you made over the year and how to appreciate them. All…… Continue reading The Calendar Files … 2015 … Al Andalus

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 7

The Plaza de Espana in the Parque de Maria Luisa was built for the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929. The buildings at Plaza de Espana form a huge half-circle representing the four ancient kingdoms of Spain. Parque de Maria Luisa offers some nice views including numerous buildings, built for the Ibero-American Exposition. Monte Gurugú. Pabellón Real.…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 7

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 6

Walking through town, where it’s always worth making a picture … or two. Same in the old World’s Fair area, where the EXPO ’92 was hosted and where so many nice spots were left behind. Contrary to Lisbon (EXPO ’98) in Seville no one seems to be proud of this area and what has been…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 6

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 5

Real Alcazar is one of the miracles of Spanish history, built for king Peter of Castile between 1350 and 1369.  It is the oldest royal palace in Europe still in use. After this long tour, we had some time to stroll around in town. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 5

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 4

Bullfighting is still a cultural highlight in this part of spain – whether you like it or not. The Placa de Toros is worth visiting nevertheless – even outside the season. A wonderful spanish market can be found at the Mercado de Triana – its one of the oldest markets in town opened 1823, built…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 4

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 3

The Metropol Parasol was build in 2011 and constructed by the German architect Jürgen Mayer. It is a wooden structure, 150 x 70m wide and  up to 23 m high. On its top you can have a walk across. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in colour and one in black…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 3

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 2

Calle Sierpes is a wonderful shopping lane in the old center of Sevilla. I found tons of beautiful subjects (better objects) which give an impression of the ancient history of this beautiful and amazing town. As so many times before, I made two albums, one in colour and one in black and white, as both…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 2

Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 1

Visiting this beautiful old town in Al Andalus for the second time, this time we choose to come in February to escape the summer heat with its approx. 40 °C. End of February, it was sunny in Seville and we had cozy 18 degrees. Guess what camera was on board … I only say ‘workhorse’.…… Continue reading Sevilla, when it’s still cold at home – Part 1