Tag Archives: Moors

Euro 2020 Match Day 9 – Spain v Poland

The day’s final game throws up a ‘Catholic derby’ is played in the wonderful city of Seville. Spain The Moorish city of Córdoba in Andalusia is an absolute gem. It’s undoubted star is the Mezquita, constructed around 785AD at the behest of Abd ar-Rahman I. Córdoba was the capital of the Muslim-controlled region of Al-Andalus. […]

My Top 15 Spanish Cities #2 – Granada

Continuing my countdown having already covered numbers three to fifteen (3. Barcelona, 4, Santiago de Compostela 5. Córdoba 6. Valencia 7. Segovia 8. Bilbao 9. Madrid 10. Toledo 11. Cádiz 12. Vitoria-Gasteiz 13. Palma, 14. Denia & 15. Malaga). Granada So good that in the UK they named a Commercial TV Station, a Motorway Service […]

MY TOP TWELVE SPANISH CITIES – NUMBER 3

Number Three – Granada So good that in the UK they named a Commercial TV Station, a Motorway Service Station and an Electrical Appliance Store Chain after it! Seriously, Granada is all you have probably heard it to be cracked up to be, and then some more. From the simply stunning ‘Wonder of the Modern […]