Entries by fchieli

Minnewaska State Park Preserve

The Minnewaska State Park Preserve is located in Ulster County New York, 90 miles from New York city. A great weekend destination, it becomes especially popular in summer time and fall. The outstanding views of the Catskills dressed up in fall foliage, the two lakes (Minnewaska and Awosting), the Awosting falls create a picturesque north […]


Sevilla, the capital of Andalusia, founded approximately 2,200 years ago, conquered by the Romans, the Moors, the Visigoths, each different culture leaving clear layers of their unique personality embedded in this beautiful city. Sevilla was the birthplace of two Roman emperors, Trajan and Hadrian, it became the first seat of a cora under the Caliphate of […]

Plaza De Espana in Sevilla

The Plaza De Espana was built in occasion of the Ibero-American Exposition of 1929, under king Alfonso XIII. The Expo was a fair where every Spanish region and Portugal, the United States, Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Peru, Argentina, Chile, the Republic of Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Panama, El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Ecuador were […]

The Alcazar, Sevilla

The Alcazar is the oldest royal palace still in service in Europe. It was built by the Almohads, a Berber dynasty, as a fort, in the 12th century. It was subsequently rebuilt in 1364 for the Christian ruler Pedro I (“The Cruel”). The palace is arranged in sections on three side of a rectangular courtyard. The […]