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France




Spain




Morocco
From
Switzerland
 to Spain
via France
Paris
Portbou




Portbou
Spain




                                                          <<--- With focus on Andalucía;
                       ...
Barcelona
Parc de la Ciutadella / Cascada Monumental;
created in 1870s with young Gaudí lending a hand.
(Largest park east of the Ci...
Refugee Museum
1
Antoni Gaudí



                                                                      Other spires represent 12 Disciples
...
Passion Façade




    4 spires represent 4 Evangelists
Granada   Capital of the last Muslim Kingdom in Spain from 13th-15th century.
The Alhambra: Spain’s greatest Muslim Monument
View from Alcazaba (Alhambra’s fortress); Sierra Nevada backdrop




                                                     ...
Patio de los Leones @ Palacio Nazaries:
see intricacy of stucco & woodwork
Sevilla   Once Spain’s leading Muslim city between 16th-17 century.
          Río Guadalquivir gave it monopoly on trade w...
Flamenco



Sevilla is Spain’s flamenco capital.

It has a spontaneous quality.
Plaza de Santa Cruz (in Jewish quarter) with monument to
      Columbus, King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella.


   I picnic-ed...
Parque de María Luisa
 Y Plaza de España
South of the city’s center, these areas are big, beautiful, & peaceful.
Alcázar
The residence of Muslim & Christian
royalty for many centuries.




   Palacio de Don Pedro:
   decorated by Musli...
Torremolinos
In Roman times, the capital of the Baetica province, which
          covered most of Andalucía.


Córdoba   After Muslim i...
Bought several of these for my friends.
Catedral / Mezquita




Córdoba at its peak was the most splendid city in all of Europe.

It’s Mosque is one of the most m...
11th century Islam / 13th century Christian
From Mosque, to Church, to Cathedral - all meshed together through the ages.
White Stone / Red Brick:
very pretty color combination.

Repetitive arches promote
peace and meditation.
From Algeciras
 To Morocco
Restaurant
                      @ Tetuan

Dromidario (1 hump)
@ Ceuta
Gibralter
         Monkey




Tetuan
Rug
                     Snake Charmer
                     @ Tangier
Rif Mountains




                                                     Cat dwelling: cats are sacred




                 ...
France:
       Continued under
Institut Catholique de Paris
       in School Life.




    Next slides contain:
       Tra...
Map of My
Whole Trip
 (with the exclusion of Morocco)
I can’t pick a favorite country;
they all offer different things.




      To See France, Go To
        School Life Page
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2001 Summer Trip - Part III

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France, Spain & Morocco

  1. 1. France Spain Morocco
  2. 2. From Switzerland to Spain via France
  3. 3. Paris
  4. 4. Portbou Portbou
  5. 5. Spain <<--- With focus on Andalucía; Spain’s most exotic & colorful region Southern Spain had more appeal to me due to my probable Moorish background. I skipped Portugal because its greatest virtues were the beach & seafood, neither of which I liked at that time.
  6. 6. Barcelona
  7. 7. Parc de la Ciutadella / Cascada Monumental; created in 1870s with young Gaudí lending a hand. (Largest park east of the Ciutat Vella)
  8. 8. Refugee Museum
  9. 9. 1
  10. 10. Antoni Gaudí Other spires represent 12 Disciples Dizzy winding stairwells Tallest spire representing Jesus Christ Nativity Façade Art Studio / Workshop
  11. 11. Passion Façade 4 spires represent 4 Evangelists
  12. 12. Granada Capital of the last Muslim Kingdom in Spain from 13th-15th century.
  13. 13. The Alhambra: Spain’s greatest Muslim Monument
  14. 14. View from Alcazaba (Alhambra’s fortress); Sierra Nevada backdrop Generalife: soul-soothing palace gardens
  15. 15. Patio de los Leones @ Palacio Nazaries: see intricacy of stucco & woodwork
  16. 16. Sevilla Once Spain’s leading Muslim city between 16th-17 century. Río Guadalquivir gave it monopoly on trade with the Americas.
  17. 17. Flamenco Sevilla is Spain’s flamenco capital. It has a spontaneous quality.
  18. 18. Plaza de Santa Cruz (in Jewish quarter) with monument to Columbus, King Ferdinand & Queen Isabella. I picnic-ed here throughout my stay to save money.
  19. 19. Parque de María Luisa Y Plaza de España South of the city’s center, these areas are big, beautiful, & peaceful.
  20. 20. Alcázar The residence of Muslim & Christian royalty for many centuries. Palacio de Don Pedro: decorated by Muslim artisans for Castilian King, Pedro the Cruel, in 1360s.
  21. 21. Torremolinos
  22. 22. In Roman times, the capital of the Baetica province, which covered most of Andalucía. Córdoba After Muslim invasion in AD 711, became effective Muslim capital in peninsula until the 11th century.
  23. 23. Bought several of these for my friends.
  24. 24. Catedral / Mezquita Córdoba at its peak was the most splendid city in all of Europe. It’s Mosque is one of the most magnificent of all Islamic buildings.
  25. 25. 11th century Islam / 13th century Christian
  26. 26. From Mosque, to Church, to Cathedral - all meshed together through the ages.
  27. 27. White Stone / Red Brick: very pretty color combination. Repetitive arches promote peace and meditation.
  28. 28. From Algeciras To Morocco
  29. 29. Restaurant @ Tetuan Dromidario (1 hump) @ Ceuta
  30. 30. Gibralter Monkey Tetuan Rug Snake Charmer @ Tangier
  31. 31. Rif Mountains Cat dwelling: cats are sacred Mediterranean Sea @ Tangier Morocco: known to the Arabs as al-Maghreb al- Aqsa (farthest land of the setting sun). It is the Western extremity of the Arab & Muslim world. Languages: Arabic, Berber, French, Spanish, some English. Currency: Dirham (Dr)
  32. 32. France: Continued under Institut Catholique de Paris in School Life. Next slides contain: Train Culture & International Kudos --->>
  33. 33. Map of My Whole Trip (with the exclusion of Morocco)
  34. 34. I can’t pick a favorite country; they all offer different things. To See France, Go To School Life Page

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