Posts tagged: Cordoba Spain

A Peep Behind Spanish Doors

Cathy Portas continues her writing about journeying in Spain.   The timing of our visit to Cordoba, in Spain was pure luck as we arrived in the middle of the ‘Patio Festival’. It was an unexpected treat which gave us an exciting peep into people’s homely lives because residents in the Jewish Quarter opened up […]

Mosque and Cathedral create Spanish Masterpiece

By Cathy Portas   We are in Spain, walking through the Hall of Columns in the ancient Mezquita mosque in Cordoba, yet I cannot stop weeping quietly. No words are needed to explain my emotional reaction to being here within the magnificent unique Moorish architecture, dappled as it is in soft light. Etheral church music […]