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TRAVEL: SUNDAY HERALD/THE ALHAMBRA GARDENS

                                                                  You are here: Home » Supplements » Sunday Herald travel  Enter eden in Alhambra Sheila Kumar, Bengaluru, Nov 23, 2014, DHNS: Spanish gardens          …

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TRAVEL: THE SUNDAY EXPRESS/MONTSERRAT, SPAIN

Serrated peaks By Sheila Kumar 04th July 2010  The clouds are thin and swirling, obscuring everything one moment, parting to reveal the curiously shaped stones of the mountain, the next. “I get a lot of this weather back where I live, in the southern hills in India,’’ I tell my fellow coach-travellers, only to meet with…

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TRAVEL: SUNDAY HERALD/SPAIN`S SECULAR STRUCTURE

Heritage Spain’s secular structure Sheila Kumar The traveller touring Spain cannot but notice the fact that right across the country, Moorish architecture sits peacefully alongside Roman and Baroque styles. Monuments containing both Islamic and Christian influences are all well maintained and shown off to visitors with much pride. Cordoba, to the south of Spain’s capital…

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TRAVEL: THE HINDU SUNDAY MAGAZINE/LA RAMBLA, BARCELONA, SPAIN

August 15, 2010 Ramble down La Rambla SHEILA KUMAR    The Promenade: Living up to its metaphorical name. Photo: PADMA NAYAR. If Barcelona is an amazing city, La Rambla is without doubt its heartbeat SHEILA KUMAR I t is hard to be in Barcelona and not be slack-jawed. There is so much life, living, and…

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TRAVEL: THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS/GRANADA`S GYPSIES, SPAIN

A wild side of India in Granada        By Sheila Kumar/22  August 2010      I’m sitting in a small cave high up in a barrio in the Sacromonte hills of Granada in Spain. The walls are rough in texture and look white-washed. There are copper and brass utensils hanging from the rafters and…

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TRAVEL: THE HINDU SUNDAY MAGAZINE/TOLEDO, SPAIN

August 1, 2010 A flash of blades SHEILA KUMAR Perched gracefully by the river Tagus, the first impression of Toledo is a cluster of a walled city. Photo: Sheila Kumar It is the dream tourists dream of when thinking of old Europe.  Toledo conjures up images of ringing steel, of sabres        …

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