LOURDES

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Lourdes is a small town at the foot of the Pyrenees in the south of France. It rose to prominence because of the Marian apparitions in 1858 when the Virgin Mary supposedly appeared to a young, peasant girl, Bernadette Soubirous, … Continued

PATIO DE LOS ARRAYANES

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This is the Court of Myrtles with its reflecting pool in the Alhambra. The beautiful arches are filled with stylized fretwork with inscriptions praising Allah. The Alhambra palace and fortress was built in Granada by Muslim Emirs when they occupied … Continued