Sunday Special – The Alhambra, Granada, Spain


In the Andalusian city of Granada you can see the stately Alhambra, a red-brick fortress and former residence of kings standing on the rocky hillside overlooking the River Darro.  It's name in Arabic, qa'lat al-Hamra, translates as The Red Castle, reflecting the colour of the fortress.  Considered one of the finest examples of Muslim architecture in... Continue Reading →

SUNDAY’S SPECIAL SPOT – GREAT WALL OF CHINA


One of the most well known man-made creations is the legendary Great Wall of China. Having a history that spans centuries, this fantastic wall runs 21,196km/13,171mi. The intention of the wall was to provide fortification from attacking invaders from the north. Today it not only retains a historical importance but an architectural one as well.  This UNESCO... Continue Reading →

SUNDAY’S SPECIAL SPOT – SHARK BAY, AUSTRALIA


On the western coast of Australia,1200 km (800 miles) north of the city of Perth, lies an incredible "W" shaped bay that is home to hundreds of bird, reptile, amphibian and marine life. Its geology ranges from stunning cliffs to beautiful lagoons all along a 1,500 km (932 miles) coastline. This extraordinary locale is Shark Bay. A sensational... Continue Reading →

SUNDAY’S SPECIAL SPOT – CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA


Sorry that this is a day late! I hope you enjoy it regardlessOn the northern coast of Colombia, South America lies the city of Cartagena, once fortified for protection against pirates, it is now a thriving city based on industry, construction, commercialism and tourism. Although the city was found in 1533 C.E. by the Spanish,... Continue Reading →

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