Sunday, 13 March 2011

The Albayzin

Over half term, a friend and I went to stay with another friend in Granada, Spain. We were only there for a short time but it was absolutely amazing! The Albayzin, which is the old Muslim quarter of the city, is the most incredible place, full of winding cobbled streets and white-washed houses all huddled together and crowding the tiny lanes. As this section of the city is built up the side of a hill, some of streets become steps. We spent hours just strolling the streets (and in my case, taking pictures) as it was one of those places that is absolutely picture-perfect, even in real life. It's like stepping back in time. Apart from moped-dodging which keeps you alert. Especially as they are undaunted by flights of steps.

I took plenty of pictures and will be scrapping a stack of them over the next few weeks.

Kisses xxx

P.S. Anyone else doing Shimelle's Blogging for Scrapbookers? Or re-doing?

P.P.S. Made giant chocolate chip cookies today and have to recipe share because they're amazing: Linkeroo.


  1. It certainly looks and sounds like a lovley place to visit. I have never been to Spain, but I do have an ambition to visit Barcelona, Granada and Andalucia some day.
    Glad you had a lovely time in half-term; it was a long first half of term this year, so I bet you were as glad to have a break as we were.

  2. I love the way you journal on your layouts - I can never think of what to say but it's really inspirational to look at the stories you've written and how you've included them in your layout! lush

  3. Hi there, I'm taking Shimelle's class too (again)! Love your blog and this layout!