Finally, we arrive in Granada, aka the last stop on our frantic two week tour of Andalucia and home of the most impressive alcazar around, the Alhambra (#teamalcazar). Initially built around 900 AD, the Alhambra was expanded into an opulent Nasrid dynasty palace in the 1300s by the Sultan of Granada. In the 1490s the Christian … Continue reading Granada


Ronda and the Pueblos Blancos

About two-thirds of the way through our trip we took a break from cities and our alcazar-cathedral-alcazar sightseeing pattern to drive through the Pueblos Blancos (white hill towns) between Seville and Granada. It was a real palate cleanser, and for the most part a really fun and scenic driving in our tiny hire car. We … Continue reading Ronda and the Pueblos Blancos