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Azulejos: one of Seville’s best-loved handicraft traditions

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_11499" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Tiles from the Cartuja monastery, home to the Pickman ceramic factory in the 19th and 20th centuries."] [/caption] [caption id="attachment_11496" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption=" Fountain in Parque Maria Luisa, site of the 1929 Expo."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_11479" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Courtyard of the soon-to-open Centro Ceramica Triana, with an original wall ...

Top 10s of Andalucia

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_10375" align="aligncenter" width="317" caption="We'll be bringing you lists featuring the best of Andalucia."] [/caption] Here on the AC blog, and on the website itself, our aim is to keep you, our audience, updated on what's happening here in Andalucia. We want you to enjoy the latest and best of ...

Great news for Seville’s medieval heritage!

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

[caption id="attachment_9991" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="The Atarazanas in Seville, Royal Shipyards dating from the 13th century, will be turned into a cultural centre. The mighty brick pillars may be excavated as part of the new project - more than half their height is buried underground."] [/caption] A few months ago, I posted ...

Seville’s Noche en Blanco – a night of music, art and history

Monday, October 29th, 2012

[caption id="attachment_8586" align="aligncenter" width="578" caption="Roman castellum aguae - water tank - in Plaza de la Pescaderia, Seville."][/caption] With so many activities to choose from on La Noche en Blanco here in Sevilla, it was hard to know which to pick. As I was meeting a friend who lives nearby, we decided ...