Tag: fortress

Morocco 2017 – A race, a fortress, and a film studio…

More kasbahs and ksars. One so close and yet so far away in Ouarzazate, where shenanigans play out on a stage set or two…

Morocco 2017 – A citadel and a Berber carpet shop…

We depart the Todra Gorge and head toward a magnificent citadel, and yet another carpet loom…

Andalucia 2012 – The Alcazar…

The Alcazar was started in 1328 as a military fortification, and was later extended to include gardens, transforming int a residence for the Catholic monarchs after the Reconquista. Christopher Columbus was received here by Ferdinand and Isabella…