Revealing Layers of Alhambra’s Past

My submission for the this week’s photo challenge brought me back to Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain. The wealth of its architecture unfolds past layers that display the interplay of religion, politics and royalty with power.

As power is volatile as passion and it likes to change hands, artisans imprinted on the walls of Alhambra, the taste and glory of its various masters across centuries.

Walls

Roof

Endless layers

Unorthodox layers:  Shadows and Light

More details 

More palace walls

Patio

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You can read more about Alhambra palace here.

I also posted more photos on this post.

WP Weekly Photo Challenge: Layered, the interplay of texture and depth.

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Sharing my views and experiences with words and photos - taken with diverse angles - influenced by the multicultural countries I have lived and worked. I studied Psychology and have an MBA. After working for corporates, I became an entrepreneur and consultant. Cycling, hiking, windsurfing, cooking, reading, yoga, writing and photographing, are no longer just hobbies listed in a resume.

30 thoughts on “Revealing Layers of Alhambra’s Past

    1. Thank you, my lovely!
      You’d be crazy there. Apart from being a very hot day, and having decided to walk all the way uphill to get there, instead of taking a bus, we were pretty much appreciated excited to stay 4 hours visiting all premises and snapping countless photos. I think I have shots for my entire blog life!

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