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Plaza y parroquia de Hinojosa del Duque (Córdoba). Años 60.  AGA, Fondo Hernández Díaz, fot. 9221.

Plaza y parroquia de Hinojosa del Duque (Córdoba). Años 60. AGA, Fondo Hernández Díaz, fot. 9221.

The Great Masjid of Cordoba - #mostbeautifulpictures

The Great Mosque of Córdoba (La Mezquita) is one of Islam's finest legacies in Spain. Strange as it may sound, however, the Mosque is also a Cathedral.

guide to visiting Alhambra de Granada Spain

Granada, Spain: guide to visiting the Alhambra

#HubbleArt!  This #stunning scene is a #star #cluster called #Pismis 24 and it lies in the core of the large emission #nebula NGC 6357 that extends one degree on the sky in the direction of the #Scorpius #constellation. Part of the nebula is ionised by the youngest (bluest) heavy #stars in Pismis 24.  The intense ultraviolet radiation from the blazing stars heats the gas surrounding the cluster and creates a bubble in NGC 6357. The presence of these surrounding gas clouds makes probing into…

Based on distance, brightness & standard solar models had given one star in Pismis 24 over 200 times the mass of our Sun, one of the most massive stars known.

In pictures: traditional dress around the world -    The Sari, India Ostensibly the simplest item of clothing possible – a single length of fabric, up to nine metres long – the sari is also one of the world’s most versatile and stylish garments, which …

In pictures: traditional dress around the world

In pictures: traditional dress around the world - The Sari, India Ostensibly the simplest item of clothing possible – a single length of fabric, up to nine metres long – the sari is also one of the world’s most versatile and stylish garments, which …

Zahara de la Sierra, SpainThis small town in the hills of Andalusia is famous for its green mountains, pastures and olive groves. The temperature in Andalusia, however, is expected to increase along with the average annual rainfall, which would wipe out the orchards and lush countryside.

Disappearing Places

Zahara de la Sierra, Spain : This small town in the hills of Andalusia is famous for its green mountains, pastures and olive groves.

The photographs are genuine and depict a real town. However, the town, called Setenil de las Bodegas, is actually located in Spain, not Greece.

Rocky Caves and Cliffs Give This City A Strange City look or God Gifted City Look in Greece Setenil de las Bodegas Wows Photos

Things that are considered Wabi-Sabi  are often rough, decayed, and broken down by time and use. Wabi-Sabi is often described as the beauty of imperfection or incompleteness, however it may be more appropriate to consider it as the  beauty of nature, or perhaps natural effects.

In his book on the Wabi-Sabi aesthetic Leonard Koren states, Wabi-Sabi represents the exact opposite of the Western ideal of great.

2016 destinations: Any region of Spain, from Andalusia to Galicia to Catalunya, could easily entice you to visit the Iberian peninsula. However, in 2016 all the action will be in the Basque country, with the beachside town of San Sebastian, pictured, being named Europe's City of Culture for the year. That means even more good food, even more festivals and events, and even more of an excuse to just wander the alleys of the city's old town soaking up one of the best destinations in the world.

Been there, done that in Why not spend 2016 travelling to these 16 amazing places.

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