The Alhambra – Grenada, Spain

The Alhambra

The Moors built this beautiful, hill top complex of palaces, gardens and fortress in the 14th century in Granada.  As you may know, they invaded and subdued Visigothic Spain from their stronghold in Morocco in the 5th century.  They remained in power until kicked out ten centuries later by Ferdinand and Isabella in 1492.

I snapped this photo while traveling through Spain in November 2004.

Click here to see more photos of Granada.


About Robert Kavalek

Robert Kavalek is a travel consultant who shares his love for traveling the world on theTRAVELER ( While his specialties are Paris, Mexico and "digital overload escapes", he can advise clients on any type of vacation. In addition, he writes about travel destinations and travel tips on his blog and Facebook page. Robert has visited 31 countries and territories and hopes to check out at least one new country every year. He currently lives in Washington, DC.
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