Seville

Southern Spain

Scenes from Seville. March 2017.

 One of the many orange trees that scented the air; pink-tinted sunrise on the rooftop of Mercer Sevilla

One of the many orange trees that scented the air; pink-tinted sunrise on the rooftop of Mercer Sevilla

 sunlight-strewn cobblestone streets near the Cathedral (all roads lead to the cathedral! as one wise Sevillan told me); the bar at hotel Mercer Seville, where I spent a pleasant evening hanging with Jose the bartender

sunlight-strewn cobblestone streets near the Cathedral (all roads lead to the cathedral! as one wise Sevillan told me); the bar at hotel Mercer Seville, where I spent a pleasant evening hanging with Jose the bartender

 Between here and there, olive trees

Between here and there, olive trees

 Tapas at El Rinconcillo. Get cod, bacalao, whenever you can because it is flaky and delicious and you cannot go wrong; one of the many waiters with whom I exchanged broken conversations in Spanglish (mostly English, though I did try!)

Tapas at El Rinconcillo. Get cod, bacalao, whenever you can because it is flaky and delicious and you cannot go wrong; one of the many waiters with whom I exchanged broken conversations in Spanglish (mostly English, though I did try!)

 The Hall of Ambassadors, Real Alcazar. 

The Hall of Ambassadors, Real Alcazar. 

 trees and sky; curves and lines

trees and sky; curves and lines

 Sevillan naranjas, serene rooftop swimming pools

Sevillan naranjas, serene rooftop swimming pools