White pigeons scatter along the green fields; ducks, swans and peacocks flutter about, vying for visitor’s attention. Artificial fountains sprout their watery wings. Bird of paradise spreads its bright orange leaves; deep blue spikes protrude within, affectionately held by the intense outer pink. Red carnations, Frangipani, Hibiscus, orchids, pink Spanish rose and Spanish poppy welcomeContinue reading “An Oasis Amidst Seville – Parque de Maria Luisa.”
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Plaza de Espana – Seville’s Chance at Unification.
An array of color, nature and architectural brilliance encircles any who wander in to explore. Set at the edge of Maria Luisa Park, Plaza de Espana holds both historical significance to locals, and a modern day spectacular as an epitome for Moorish revival in Spain, showcasing Spain’s industry and technology. The great architect Anibal GonzalezContinue reading “Plaza de Espana – Seville’s Chance at Unification.”
La Alameda – Diverse Nightlife and Boho flavor.
La Alameda combines artistic flair, boho flavor, historical landscapes, and a rather unique nightlife. Originally a promenaded public garden in 1574, and named after the 8 rows of white poplar (Alamos) trees, it is now the oldest public garden in Europe. In the late 19thcentury, the rich and famous would congregate to the kiosks andContinue reading “La Alameda – Diverse Nightlife and Boho flavor.”
La Macarena – A Different Slant on Sevilla.
Trendy cafes, independent boutiques and markets fill the barrio of Macarena. Once the poorest slum in Sevilla, where it was once a no-go zone for tourists 15 years ago, it now brings to life the history, culture and authentic nature of the Spanish. “According to some historians, the name La Macarena derives from the Arabic wordContinue reading “La Macarena – A Different Slant on Sevilla.”
Discovered on Huelva Beach – a mutilated corpse uncovered in Initiated to Kill.
A mutilated corpse washes up on Huelva Beach, his organs missing. The dead body resembling atrocities of ancient rituals and the crimes of an infamous serial killer. “Rolling hills, agriculture, sunflowers and wheat offered them a glorious scene as they traveled along the Cadiz coast. He hadn’t been here for some time. Sometimes in theContinue reading “Discovered on Huelva Beach – a mutilated corpse uncovered in Initiated to Kill.”