By Geri L. Dreiling

“I gave myself up, during my sojourn in the Alhambra, to all the romantic and fabulous traditions connected with the pile. I lived in the midst of an Arabian tale, and shut my eyes, as much as possible, to every thing that called me back to every-day life; and if there is any country in Europe where one can do so, it is in poor, wild, legendary, proud-spirited, romantic Spain….”

                                   — Washington Irving, Tales of the Alhambra

Archway Alhambra Purple Vine Cropped small

In the gardens of the Alhambra