Duck in Retiro Park
Beautiful water fowl in a beautiful park in the middle of Madrid Spain.
Palacio Real de Madrid
Taken on a crisp December evening the Royal Palace is beautifully lit at night.
Palacio de Cristal
The Crystal Palace in Retiro Park, Madrid Spain. A beautiful example of glass and steel construction.
Templo de Debod
The Temple of Debod is an ancient Egyptian temple moved from Aswan Egypt to central Madrid.
Carousels were found in many squares in Madrid. These children we fascinated by the carousel.
Great views of the city from the viewing deck of the Circulo de Bellas Artes.
Christmas in Puerta del Sol
Madrid streets are packed with revelers during Christmas and all seem to converge on the Puerta del Sol.
Mist and fog shroud the hills.
Alhambra Under the Moon
Alhambra taken from the Mirador San Nicolas across the valley just before sunset on a cold December afternoon.
Alhambra at Night
The timing of the long exposure captured a cab driving by on the Paseo del Padre Manjon near our hotel.
The peak of Gibraltar looking back at the Spanish mainland.
Sunset on the Mediterranean
The sunset as you look east toward the coast of Spain.
Looking south at the peak of Gibraltar with Africa in the distance.
Door Detail - Mezquita
The Mexquita-Cathedral of Cordoba was originally a constructed as a mosque with many Moorish stye details. As we were exiting this caught my eye.
Mezquita - Interior
A broad expanse of pillars and arches support the roof over this enormous place of worship.
Alcazar of Cordoba
An interesting castle with a sordid history including a role in the Inquisition and the discovery of the America.
Pigeons of Alcazar
Palacio de Viana
This renaissance palace is surrounded by courtyards and gardens beautifully decorated during the Christmas holiday.
Carvings in the wall of Alcazar of Cordoba
Urns - Palacio de Viana
Carousel at Night
This brightly lit carousel was near the Mercado Victoria in the center of Cordoba and came out remarkably well for a hand-held 0.6 second exposure.
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