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Brave in Granada

Over the Christmas break we went off again, searching for more of Ibn Battutah's tracks...this time from Morocco to Spain. The trip ended, like Battutah's in that lovely city at the feet of the Sierra Nevada, Granada.

Of the few cities that live up to their hype and more.

Even without the Alhambra sitting on top, the place would be worth a week.

There's a new player in town, a mosque within shouting distance from the most popular mirador overlooking the Red Fort.

Click over to Brave New Traveler for a deeper look.

Comments

Nell said…
I love your Ibn Battutah pieces. They are some of your best writing. Keep it up!
Troy said…
Have you read him yet? If you're daunted by its length, try Tim Mackintosh-Smith's excellent abridged version.

Battutah's the inspiration.

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