Once upon a nighttime

During a musical fountain performance in Barcelona. September 2014.

As the last bit of sunlight vanished. Prague. October 2013.

Fire in the night. June 2013.

My friends enduring the cold winter night with me as I went out for night shots.

Somehow, it feels like ages ago.

Charles Bridge, Prague. 3 days before Christmas, 2012.

Make a wish on Charles Bridge. December 2012.

Blog post in response to Weekly Photo Challenge: Nighttime 

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Ronda, Spain

On the way from Malaga to Seville, we stopped by the small town of Ronda for a few hours. We arrived before noon, and there weren’t many tourists at that hour, which gave us a nice break from the more touristy areas.

“Ronda is the place where to go, if you are planning to travel to Spain for a honeymoon or for being with a girlfriend. The whole city and its surroundings are a romantic set.… Nice promenades, good wine, excellent food, nothing to do…”

- Ernest Hemingway

The most famous sight of the town is the Puente Nuevo. It required a few minutes of walk downslope to see the usual sight as seen on postcards, but it was relaxing and refreshing as most tourists wouldn’t go on to that spot.

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Closed Door – Alcazaba of Malaga

I went to the Alcazaba of Malaga in the afternoon. To my delight, there weren’t many tourists, and the entrance fee was a mere 0.60EUR with a student card.

I was absorbed in the atmosphere of this place. It wasn’t crowded like Alhambra, neither was it that well-polished, and probably because of this, it felt more like a place still alive from the past. Walking its rugged grounds, I could almost imagine a soldier or two patrolling within the walls.