Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Almería - puerto de Almería

Robert Bovington 



Many different peoples have contributed to the architecture and culture of Almería. Phoenicians, Carthaginians, Greeks and Romans have all left their mark, but it was the Moors that really put Almería on the map! In Roman times it was called Portus Magnus but later it was called al-Mariyah, meaning 'Mirror of the Sea'.


Other blogs by Robert Bovington:


"Photographs of Spain"
"Spanish Impressions"
"you couldn't make it up!"
"a grumpy old man in Spain"
"bits and bobs"
"Spanish Expressions"
"Spanish Art"
"Books About Spain"

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