談山神社

談山神社

10.28.2013

Charming streets


Toledo

Toledo was a capital of the West Goth Kingdom around from 5century to 8century. In Middle Ages, Muslim, Jew and Christian lived together in this city.The city is called "the whole of city is museum".This city is surrounded by river Tajo and the scene from the across the river is very impressive. The Parador(the national hotel chain that reuse old castle, monastery or mansion of aristocrat,etc as a hotel ) de Toledo is located at good position to see the city. We could enjoy its nice view.







The festival  was held in Toledo. Almost of kids were carrying a bouquet. They showed the banner proudly.



Sevilla
After the discovery of the New Continent by Christpher Columbus, this city flourished with the fortune of trade from 15 century to 16 century and became the strongest city in Europe in those days.
The grave of Columbus is in The Cathedral and the coffin is carried by four Spainish kings' statues.
The Cathedral is very big. Incidentally, talking of magnitude of cathedral in the world, Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano, Saint Paul's in London and The cathedral in Sevilla round out top three.
When we drove in front of  the building that was used to the tobacco factory, I remembered about opera"Carmen". It's tragedy of romance and conflict among a gypsy Carmen, a soldier Don Jose, a toreador Escamillo  as you know. From the Tower of La Giralda I could see the big bullring that Escamillo might have played in. It was very hot day I visited there. Beating sunshine was perfect fit for Carmen, I wonder?
  
 

 





Pl.de Espana



Estadio Sntiago Bernabeu(the home stadium of the Real Madrid)
I was scared when I looked down from the highest seat. But I wanted to taste the atmosphere that eighty thousand fans are excited.




Boys and girls were very lovely. They came voluntarily, amicably with smile.




Mijas
White village spreads out the fold of hills in Andalucia. On the fine day, we can see the African Continent far from here, I heard. Donkey taxi matches with this white quiet village.









They are flamenco dancers. Young and veteran.
 
 
 
Thank you for visiting. Have a nice Day!
    
 
 

18 件のコメント:

Minoru Saito さんのコメント...

こんばんは。またスペインに行かれたのですか。素晴らしいです。
 これを読んでいると、闘牛士の歌やハバネラが聞こえてくるような、気がします。
 セビリアでは、御主人は理容室に行かれましたか。
 とても写真が美しいです。

Joy さんのコメント...

What a lovely entry. I love how you tell the story about those places you visited and the pictures are awesome.
Have a nice week:)

Giga さんのコメント...

Cudowne Toledo i Sevillę też miałam przyjemność oglądać, ale na stadionie i w ślicznym Mijas nie byłam. Pięknie wszystko pokazałaś na zdjęciach. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.
Wonderful Toledo and Sevilla also had the pleasure to watch, but the stadium and the lovely Mijas was not. Beautifully everything you showed in the photos. Yours sincerely.

Rahul Bhatia さんのコメント...

Each picture has a story to narrate! Lovely, Sarah!

Red Rose. さんのコメント...

Sarah
トレドに行ったのは、もう26年前になります。なんと時間がたつのは早いのでしょうか!おそろしいわ。パック旅行だったからでしょうね。何処へ行ったのか忘れてしまいました。でもバスに揺られながら古いトレドの村を遠くから見た時のあの感激は今でも鮮明に覚えています。でもトレドにこんなにも沢山の元気な子供達がいるとは驚きです。歴史の重さが漂うトレドは少し暗かったような気がしています。楽しそうなフェスティバルですね!
Tomoko

stardust さんのコメント...

Each and every photo is beautiful like a post card. I especially like the first and the second images with changing light at dusk and the third colorful one. The eighth made me feel weak at the knees only by seeing. Thanks for taking me along with you to the fantastic land.

Yoko

Our photos さんのコメント...

Beautiful are the photos!
Greetings, RW & SK

cosmos さんのコメント...

またなんともゴージャスな写真の数々!スペインの魅力満載ですね。歴史、芸術、文化、建築物・・・どれをとっても魅力がありますね。子供たちの写真サービスも愛らしい。ドンキータクシーなんていうのがあるんですね。サッカースタジアム、圧倒されました!

Magia da Inês さんのコメント...

Belo relato, belas fotos.

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Magia da Inês さんのコメント...

Belo relato, belas fotos.

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Ramakrishnan Ramanathan さんのコメント...

The pictures are all so lovely enchanting and captivating.

orchid Miyako さんのコメント...

Dearest Sarah;
魅惑のスペイン♡♡♡ 実はサクラダファミリアに行った記憶ははっきりあるのですが、トレドは行ったかどうかさだかではありません(^^;)  
Awesome and Wonderful pictures; Thanks for the GORGEOUS trip with you♪♪♪

Lots of Love and Hugs, xoxo Miyako*

Spiderdama さんのコメント...

Oh, what a beautiful post! First pisture and 2nd pic of Sevilla is something really great!Thanks for posting this trip:-)

Hope you have a great time over there. And tnx for your always nice comments.
Hugs from Tania

haricot さんのコメント...

Donky taxi とは面白いですね。セビリアがそれほどまでに富んだ町だったとは知りませんでした。魅力的な写真の数々、楽しく拝見しました。

Kiran palwasha さんのコメント...

such scenic and beautiful views. My favorite one are the first two where the day and evening time is captured so beautifully....thanks for the share.

Rurousha さんのコメント...

I have a heavy workload this semester, so I've been neglecting other blogs (and my own!) rather badly, but ... I'm still reading your Spain posts. Beautiful photos!

Magia da Inês さんのコメント...

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Ótimo mês de novembro!
Bom fim de semana!
Beijinhos do Brasil ❥°º•.¸

Forest Dream Weaver さんのコメント...

Fabulous photos Sarah......I love the panoramic views of the city.It's very nice to see the Spanish sunshine as we now experience misty autumn.Looks like you had a very interesting time in Spain! Thanks for sharing.

Have a lovely week!
Ruby