An Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy

The written word in Arabic has always been, throughout the history of Islam, one of the most important and exquisite ways in which minds are touched by information and hearts are moved by the grace of the forms.   It is not only a simple transmission of meaning,...

Flamenco: A Gypsy-Andalusian Love Affair

Oye, hijo mío, el silencio.  Es un silencio ondulado, un silencio, donde resbalan valles y ecos y que inclinan las frentes hacia el suelo. Listen, my child, to the silence. It is a silence that comes in waves, a silence where valleys and echoes slide and brows incline...

Discovering the Secrets of Al-Andalus

Never will the shadow of Forgetfulness be possible Over this jewel embroided between cypress trees, Not until the Angel of Death reaches me with his invasion, like the night bringing snow reached the Alhambra. -Fernando Barrejón (AbdelNur), “El Suspiro del Moro”...

Al-Ghazali Retreat 2012

This year, Alqueria de Rosales’ annual Al-Ghazali Retreat will be held once more during the  holy month of Ramadan. Join them  August 2nd -9th to learn about  Imam Al-Ghazali, one of the greatest Muslim scholars. An authority in matters of law, theology, mysticism and...

Recap of November Tour 2011

This November, we set out on our popular 7 Night Tour: The Heart of Al-Andalus with a group from Kuwait. Bellow are a few snapshots we collected along the way ! Our pleasant walk to Alkasr of Seville, originally a Moorish fort On the road to Cordoba, we enjoy a coffee...

Our Historical Revision’s 1st Edition

We present an exclusive insight into the history of Al-Andalus. In fact, the greatest motivation in our work is to research and promote an unbiased historical view. We intend to continue our work on this section until we have a well balanced equation and illustration...

Tour Review

This presentation was made by a kind guest after she visited us recently on one of our tours in Andalusia, Spain. Since she prefers to keep a low public profile online, so we thank her unanimously, yet anonymously for making such a nice presentation of our main tour,...