Travel Tip: Cross the strait of Gibraltar

September 10, 2016 seenplaces 0

Why to cross the Strait of Gibraltar? The ferry ride across the Strait of Gibraltar is a startling journey of contrasts and culture shock. You suddenly realise how incredibly close Europe and Africa really are, which makes the differences between them even more unaccountably stark. The Strait is very narrow […]

Impressions from Sierra Nevada, Alpujarra- Andalucia

September 9, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impresions from Sierra Nevada, the Village of Alpujarra After the official expulsion of the Moors from Spain in 1492, refugees retreated into La Alpujarra, an inaccesibile region of steep valleys in the Southern Sierra Nevada, where they survived in isolated pockets for a futher 150 years by cultivating the fertile […]

An unforgettable journey in Andalucia: Ruta de Califato

September 9, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions from Ruta de Califato experience   Andalucia is a region steeped in history and legend, reflecting centuries of Arab influence. The Moorish occupation of Spain lasted for the best part of 800 years, reaching its zenith under the Caliphate of Cordoba. From the early 10 th century Cordoba become […]

Best places to visit in Baeza and Ubeda, Andalucia

September 7, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions from Baeza and Ubeda In a previous post we spoke about the 12 beauties of Andalucia, and now is time to write about two of them: Baeza and Ubeda. These two Jaén Province towns, only 9 km (5.5 miles) apart, are like matching jewel boxes overflowing with Renaissance architectural […]

Best 10 attractions on Dalmatian Coast

September 6, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions from Dalmatian Coast Whether you visit for the sun, the sailing, the scenery, or some of the freshest seafood you’ll find anywhere, the Dalmatian coast is quite simply one of Europe’s most stunning escapes. Long stretches of glorious shoreline are framed between striking limestone mountains and the azure waters […]

Vacation in Varadero: Impressions and real photos

September 6, 2016 seenplaces 0

  Impressions from Varadero Varadero, Cuba’s ultimate tourist attraction, situated only 141 km east from Havana, lures visitors with a diamond-dust beach that stretches for 17 km along the coastal line of a panoramic peninsula. Half of the country’s hotels are located here – from the least expensive to those […]

Cordoba in my eyes: Best 10 highlights of the city

September 3, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions about Cordoba In a previous post we spoke abot the most biggest attractions in Andalucia. One of them is here, in Cordoba.The main sight in Córdoba City is undoubtedly the Great Mosque, La Mezquita – one of the unsurpassed masterpieces of world architecture. But the entire city, in all […]

Holiday in Cadiz: impressions, highlights and important tourist details

September 1, 2016 seenplaces 0

Impressions from Cadiz Glowing white in the intense southern light, Cádiz inspired the poet Lord Byron to praise its heavenly blue setting, gorgeous women and sensuous lifestyle. Nowadays it is one of Andalucia’s under-visited treasures. According to ancient chronicles, it was founded by the Phoenicians as Gadir (“Fortress”) in 1104 […]