Spain 2, May 28 - June 1

Granada, Seville

Islamic district of Granada from the Alhambra (lots of white stucco construction and heavily treed lots)

After an overnight train from Barcelona, snowy mountains outside Granada seen from the Alcazaba section of the Alhambra

Downtown Granada

The Oratory (Nasrid Palace, Alhambra)

Façade of Comares (Nasrid Palace, Alhambra)

Kittens in the Palatial bushes

The Court of the Lions

The "Partal" Courtyard (Still Nasrid Palace)

Jennifer in front of one of the Alhambra's spectacular rose gardens

Women and children dressed up and dancing to celebrate the week-long Fiesta del Corpus

This little girl was having a blast!

The kids' stage was the centre of attention

Public performance of traditional dance and music downtown - every seat in the square was full long before we arrived

Dancers with their castinettas set on overdrive

Another group of dacners

May 29 - Getting ready for a religious procession, in Granada's main cathedral

May 30 - Public music performance in Granada

More cute kids dancing in the streets

Seville's main cathedral (contains what is believed to be Europe's oldest domed elliptical space) at dusk

May 31 - Maiden's Patio, Alcazar Palace, Seville

Pool in the Vault (baths) at the Alcazar

Mercury's Pool

Flamenco performance at El Patio Sevillano

Traditional costume, energetic performances, and cheap sangria were the order of the night

June 1 - View from top of the Gïralda Tower in Seville's main cathedral, showing the bullring

Another view of Seville

Pastry shop in Seville - we may or may not have purchased messy chocolate pastries here!