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Saturday, May 27, 2006

Sevilla: Alcazar

I took this photo in the garden of the Sevilla Alcazar.

Built by moorish craftsmen for Christian royalty, the architecture includes mosiacs created by moorish methods. Unlike moorish architecture, though, these include images of real things (Muslim art is never representational). I loved the blue and purple trees that blossomed all over the alcazar's gardens, and all over Sevilla.

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