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Seville, the capital of Andalucía

Seville, the capital of Andalucía

Christopher Columbus, that legendary explorer who discovered the “New World” of the Americas in 1492, is celebrated in Seville. His voyages were supported by Spain’s Catholic Monarchs and Seville became the trading centre through which much of the wealth from the colonies flowed. So Seville is not some provincial backwater but one of the most beautiful cities of Europe. There is nothing modest about the place. At its centre is the Cathedral of Seville, the largest … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cultural travel, Spain, Trip

Spain and Morocco: Two continents, two countries, two weeks

Spain and Morocco: Two continents, two countries, two weeks

Stephanie Jack and her boyfriend had two weeks vacation, the last week of January and the first week of February. Her boyfriend was working in Europe and Stephanie, a Canadian, had never travelled in Spain and thought it would be one of the warmest European destinations at that time of year. Combining Spain and Morocco—just a short ferry ride away—seemed a perfect fit.   Many people who visit Spain tend to go to Barcelona and Madrid … Read entire article »

Filed under: Spain, Travel itinerary