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Spain 2014

To see our YouTube video of our visit to Segovia Spain, please click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to The Valley of the Fallen, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Hacienda Zorita in Salamanca, Spain, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Avila Spain, please click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Costa del Sol and Torremolinos Spain, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Alhambra Palace and Fortress in Granada, Spain, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Alcazar, Seville, Spain, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Maria Luisa Park in Seville, Spaiin, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Santa Cruz Quarter and Flamenco Show in Seville, Spain, click here
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Seville Cathedral and Columbus Tomb, click here.
To see our YouTube video of our visit to Toledo, Spain, click here.

We landed in Madrid and made our way to the City Center. We visited many of the main sites that Madrid is famous for. These include a royal palace, plazas, fountains, museums and statues. So many of Madrid's buildings look like castles, you think you've stumbled into a fairytale.

Central Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid Spain. To see our You Tube video to our trip to Madrid, click here.

Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain

Walking to the Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain. The picture below is Don Quijote and Sancho Panza Statue.

Walking to the Royal Palace, Madrid, Spain

Close up of Don Quijote and Sancho Panza Statue

Don Quijote and Sancho Panza Statue, Madrid Spain

Royal Palace and Sabatini Gardens, Madrid, Spain

Royal Palace, Madrid Spain

The picture below is of The Valley of the Fallen.
To see a You Tube video of The Valley of the Fallen, click here

Valley of the Fallen, Spain

Valley of the fallen Cross

Valley of the Fallen cross

Valley of the Fallen arches and cross

Valley of the Fallen Arches and Cross

Valley of the Fallen view looking back from arches towards horizon

View from Valley of the Fallen

The Valley of the Fallen

El Escorial and the Valley of the Fallen

Placque seen as we enter San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid Spain area

Placque for San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial burial

El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Church at San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Inside Church, San Lorenzo de El Escoriel

Church, El Escorial

San Lorenzo de El Escorial outside area

Outside San Lorenzo de El Escorial

Sitting outside San Lorenzo de El Escorial

El Escorial

Below is the 2000 year old Roman Aqueduct, Segovia, Spain. Click here to see our video of Segovia, Spain.

2000 year old Roman Aqueduct, Segovia, Spain

The picture below is the walled City of Avila, Spain. Click here to see our YouTube video.

Walled City of Avila, Spain

Walled City of Avila, Spain

Avila Spaiin

Walking around walled city of Avila, Spain

Avila, Spain

Looking down on the walled city of Avila Spain from the Los Cuatro Postres high point

Looking down on walled city of Avila Spain

Los Cuatro Postres, Avila Spain

Los Cuatro Postres, Avila, Spain

This is a picture of the Hacienda Zorita in Salamanca Spain. Click here for our YouTube video.

Hacienda Zorita

Salamanca Cathedrals and Architecture, Spain

Salamanca Cathedrals and Architecture, Spain

Cathedrals and Architecture, Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca, Spain Cathedrals

Salamanca Cathedrals and Architecture, Spain

Salamanca Cathedrals and Architecture, Spain

Storks in their nests, Salamanca, Spain

Storks in their nest, Spain

Plaza Major, Salamanca, Spain

Plaza Major Salamanca, Spain

Hacienda Zorita, Salamanca, Spain

Hacienda Zorita, Salamanca, Spain

Enjoying the view at Hacienda Zorita, Salamanca, Spain

View at Hacienda Zorita, Salamance, Spain

Cow statues placed along the route from Salamenca Spain to Portugal Border

Cow statues in Salamanca area

Catholic Religious Procession, Seville Spain

Catholic Religious Procession, Seville, Spain

Puerta de Aragon, Maria Luisa Park, Seville, Spain. To see a video of Maria Luisa Park, click here.

Puerta de Aragon, Seville, Spain

Maria Luisa Park Decorative Bridge, Seville, Spain

Decorative Bridge at Maria Luisa Park, Seville, Spain

Castellon Tiles, Maria Luisa Park, Seville Spain

Maria Luisa Park, Seville, Spain

Maria Luisa Park, Seville Spain

Marie Luisa Park, Seville, Spain

Maria Luisa Park with double bridges view

Maria Luisa Park, Spain

Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Inside Alcazar, Seville, Spain. To see our video of Alcazar, please click here.

Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Alcazar, Seville, Spain

Santa Cruz Quarter, Seville, Spain. To see our video of the Santa Cruz Quarter, click here.

Santa Cruz Quarter, Seville, Spain

Santa Cruz Area, Seville, Spain

Santa Cruz, Seville, Spain

Cathedral that houses Columbus Tomb, Seville, Spain. To see our video of Seville Cathedral, click here.

Cathedral housing Columbus Tomb Seville, Spain

Christopher Columbus Tomb in Cathedral, Seville, Spain

Christopher Columbus Tomb, Seville, Spain

Life of Christ depicted on Cathedral Alter

Life of Christ Cathedral Alter, Seville, Spain

Andalusian Dinner and Flamenco Show, Seville, Spain

Andalusian Flamenco Show, Seville, Spain

Female Flamenco Dancer

Flamenco Dancer, Seville, Spain

Male Flamenco Dancer

Flamenco Dancer, Seville, Spain

Billboards seen when driving from Seville through Jerez to Algeciras, Spain

Billboard in Spain Billboard in Spain

Countryside when driving fron Seville through Jerez to Algeciras, Spain

Countryside, Spain

Algeciras Spain

Algeciras Spain

Customs, going to boat to cross Straits of Gibraltar to Africa

Crossing to Africa

The Boat we took to cross the Straits of Gibraltar to Africa

Boat to Africa

Inside the boat we took to Africa

Inside the boat we took to Africa

Another deck of the boat

Boat to Africa

View of Spain shore from boat on the Straits of Gibraltar on our way to Africa.

View of Spain shore

Our pictures from when we arrived in Africa are on the "Africa" page. We'll continue here with Spain.

Also, for our trip to Gibralter, British Overseas Territory pictures, please see our "Gibraltar" page.

Picasso Dancing Girls Statue, Torremolinos, Spain

Picasso Dancing Girls Statue

Torremolinos Spain sightseeing. To see our YouTube video of Costa del Sol, click here.

Torremolinos, Spain sightseeing 2014

La Cabana Plaza, Torremolinos, Spain

La Cabana, Torremolinos, Spain

Dinner at Restaurante Juan, Torremolinos, Spain

Restaurante Juan, Torremolinos, Spain

Evening walk along beach. Intricate sandcastle with candles on beach in Torremolinos, Spain

Sandcastle with candles

Walking back to hotel along boardwalk in Torremolinos, Spain

Torremolinos, Spain Boardwalk area

Evening walk to hotel along beach in Torremolinos, Spain

Torremolinos, Spain beach walk

Evening view of beach, Torremolinos, Spain

Evening view of beach, Torremolinos, Spain

Torremolinos to Granada, Spain

Alhambra Complex, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra Complex, Granada, Spain. Calat Alhambra is a palace and fortress complex.
To see our YouTube Video of Alhambra, please click here.

Alhambra Complex, Granada, Spain

The Alhambra was restored in the 11th cenury by the Moorish King Al Ahmar, Granada, Spain

Alhambra Complex, Granada Spain

Islamic architecture and Christian buildings at The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

Alhambra Complex, Grenada Spain Alhambra Complex

View from the Alhambra Fortress, Granada, Spain. Click here to see our YouTube video of Alhambra.

Alhambra Fortress, Granada, Spain

We drove on to the Carthusian Monastery, Grenada, Spain.
To see our YouTube video of Grenada, Spain, please click here.

Carthusian Monastery, Grenada, Spain

Carthusian Monestery interior, Granada, Spain

Carthusian Monastery, Grenada, Spain

Going to the Royal Chapel and Cathedral

Sightseeing Spain

The Royal Chapel of Granada, Spain

Granada Royal Chapel, Spain

The Royal Chapel area

The Royal Chapel area

Walking in Granada, Spain

Granada Spain

Driving from Grenada to Toledo Spain and seeing thousands of olive trees.

Olive Trees in Spaiin

Toledo skyline panorama, Toledo, Spain. To see our YouTube video of Toledo, Spain, click here.

Toledo, Spain

Toledo skyline panorama, Toledo Spain

View of Toledo Spain

John and Virginia in Toledo Spain

Toledo Spaiin

Making swords in the Damascene Factory, Toledo, Spain

Damascene Factory, Toledo, Spain

New swords

Damascene Factory, Toledo, Spain

Walking to the Santo Tome, Toledo, Spain

Walking to Santo Time, Toledo, Spain Walking to Toledo Cathedral, Toledo, Spain

Santo Tome, Toledo Cathedral, Toledo, Spain. Built over a former mosque. UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Toledo Cathedral, Toledo, Spain

Interior Alter, Toledo Cathedral

Inside the Toledo Cathedral

Inside the Toledo Cathedral

Toledo Cathedral, Toledo, Spain

Walking around Toledo, Spaiin

Toledo, Spain

The Jewish Quarter

The Jewish Quarter, Toledo, Spain

The Jewish Synagogue, Toledo, Spain

Jewish Synagogue, Toledo, Spain

Jewish Synagogue, Toledo, Spain

Jewish Snyagogue, Toledo, Spain

City of Three Cultures, Toledo, Spain

City of Three Cultures, Toledo, Spain

City of Three Cultures and former capital of Spain, Toledo, Spain

City of Three Cultures, Toledo, Spain

Just down from San Juan is the heavily fortified Puente de San Martin. The San Martin Bridge

San Martin Bridge

This bridge was built in the late 14th century and provides dramatic views of the Tajo valley and the old town.

San Martin Bridge view

View of the old town and San Martin Bridge, Toledo, Spain

Toledo, Spain

Madrid Train Station - taking train to Barcelona, Spain

Train Station

Click here to see pictures of Barcelona Spain.

To see our Spain Tour Group Video of the people we were on tour with, click here.