Archive for December, 2009

Aerial view of Arcos de la Frontera

31 December, 2009 at 8:41 on

On the last day of the year 2009 I chose a video that shows an aerial view of Arcos de la Frontera.

Japan and the house Rincón de las Nieves together forever

30 December, 2009 at 9:15 on

A few months ago was published a photo of my Andalusian patio in a Japanese magazine. Curious, eh! I'll explain, some Japanese, architecture students, Several years ago we visited to study the houses of Arcos de la Frontera and the... (more)

Rural house 15 people on New Years Eve

29 December, 2009 at 8:08 pm

The Corner house seats las Nieves 15 people. It is a good alternative to meet on Christmas or New Year's Eve the whole family, and avoid the problems of space private houses.

Tribute to Juan de Dios Ruiz writer Tuft

26 December, 2009 at 8:03 on

The stone you see in the photo is on the front of rural accommodation who ran in honor of writer Juan de Dios Ruiz Tuft, who lived in the corner house of the Snows (Arcos de la Frontera – Cadiz).Throughout his career, was considered an excellent literary critic.

Castillo de Arcos de la Frontera

23 December, 2009 at 8:12 on

A new view from the terrace of my house Rincón de las Nieves: Castle. The first roof you see is the Convent of Mercy. Then comes the Parador Nacional, with its white walls and verandas (to the left of the photo). And in the background, Castle. It stands on the highest point of the town. The construction is now contemplated is the result of work carried out by Christians over the previous period fortified Muslim.

Capitals, columns and arches: discovered in the restoration of the house in 2005

22 December, 2009 at 12:56 pm

Arcos de la Frontera is a charming urban medieval Moorish tone. Today I want to present the whitewashed wall of my bed & Snows Corner breakfast. In the main photo is the column and the capital discovered. If you look at the pictures below, appears another piece of capital, there is hidden the other column.

Bethlehem Christmas at my house

21 December, 2009 at 8:49 on

Every year I prepare a nativity scene in my house, I place particular in rural housing Andalusian patio Snows Corner. The Bethlehem of my yard is craftsman. The pieces are made of clay and are painted by me.

Suspended live nativity scene

19 December, 2009 at 4:32 pm

The people of Arcos de la Frontera are very sorry for that this year is not going to be able to make the live nativity scene – declared of Tourist Interest – because of the bad weather.

Merry Christmas

18 December, 2009 at 6:24 on

Merry Christmas !!

The Jesuits Convent

16 December, 2009 at 8:34 on

Several convents preserved in the old town of Arcos de la Frontera. The Jesuit monastery is one of them. The construction of the house convent of the Jesuits, initiated in 1759, left unfinished by the expulsion of the Order during the reign of Carlos III.