ELAINE QUEHL, Quilt Artist, Teacher, Dyer, Designer

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Castles and Palaces

Andalucia, Spain is filled with castles and palaces, many from the days that the Moors inhabited the region. Sometimes these Moorish structures were altered later by the Christians once they gained control of the region.

The Alhambra in Granada is a stunning site, and a must see.

The Alcazaba in Antequera

Not really a castle or a palace, but the bridge across the gorge in Ronda is dramatically beautiful. It separates the medieval part of the town from the 18th century side of town.

The castle in Alora, Spain, the town close to where we stayed.

The ruins of the Castillo de la Estrella in Teba.

The Castillo de Gibralfaro in Malaga.


  1. Beautiful in so many ways, but of course what caught my eye were the "quilts" of tiles... !

  2. Yes Margaret, those tiles are very quilt-like, and I wonder what came first: the tiles or the quilts?


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