Exploring Seville Spain

There are so many places to discover in Seville The Plaza de España was our first stop and it is beautiful.  There is a large park adjacent to the Plaza and many horse drawn carriages providing rides through the park and also into other places in Seville.   The Gold tower (Torre del Oro) in the background is on the … Continue reading

The April Fair in Seville Spain

The April Fair in Seville Spain About 3 weeks after Easter, Seville has an April Fair.  This is a celebration of Andalucia.  There are streets lined with private tents that have local food, drinks, music, and of course Flamenco dancing. We had been noticing many women around Seville dressed in Flamenco dresses.  We did not know whether this was just … Continue reading

Alcázar in Seville Spain

Amazing Alcázar in Seville Spain The Alcázar is located very near the Cathedral.  Originally the Alcázar was a Moorish fort and later a royal palace.  There are a group of buildings from different time periods with different types of architecture.     There are gardens, courtyards, reflecting pools, patios, fountains, tiles, columns, elaborate ceilings, and the list goes on.  The … Continue reading

The Cathedral in Seville Spain

The Beautiful Cathedral in Seville Spain Walking up to the Cathedral is quite impressive.  It is ginormous!  Come to find out, it is the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world, and the third largest church in the world.  We walked all the way around it and it is about the size of a city block.   We did not realize … Continue reading