Daily Archives: September 20, 2019

City life

Walking around Seville made me think about what makes some cities more walkable, pleasant and livable than others. Seville is certainly one of the most pleasant cities I have ever seen. I could see lots of the characteristics of a … Continue reading

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All the world will be in love with night

All the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun. We are in Cordoba today and the city comes to life after dark, same as I wrote about Seville. My first four pictures … Continue reading

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What have the Romans ever done for us?

What have the Romans ever done for us? Carthaginians were the first empire builders to show up. The Romans pushed them out and held onto Spain for more around 700 years. Spain was among the most Roman of the provinces. … Continue reading

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Layers

Many churches in southern Spain were once mosques, that were once churches that were once Roman temples. History is layered here. I think it is useful to think of a kind of time line to show the really long years … Continue reading

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