Archive for December, 2009
On the last day of the year 2009 I chose a video that shows an aerial view of Arcos de la Frontera.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 !!
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.