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Solrac1993
Carlos
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Spain
Current Residence: Canary Islands
Occupation: Biology student





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Sala de los Abencerrajes by Solrac1993
Sala de los Abencerrajes
The Alhambra (Arabic: الْحَمْرَاء‎, Al-Ḥamrā' , literally "the red one"), is a palace and fortress complex located in the Province of Granada, Spain. It was constructed during the mid 14th century by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus, occupying the top of the hill of the Assabica on the southeastern border of the city of Granada.

The Alhambra's Moorish palaces were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court, of the Nasrid dynasty. After the Reconquista reconquest by the Reyes Católicos in 1492, some portions were used by the Christian rulers. The Palace of Charles V, built by Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor in 1527, was inserted in the Alhambra within the Nasrid fortifications. After being allowed to fall into disrepair for centuries, the Alhambra was "discovered" in the 19th century by European scholars and travelers, with restorations commencing. It is now one of Spain's major tourist attractions, exhibiting the country's most significant and well known Islamic architecture, together with 16th-century and later Christian building and garden interventions. The Alhambra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the inspiration for many songs and stories.

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Dark-Tailed Laurel Pigeon by Solrac1993
Dark-Tailed Laurel Pigeon
Scientific name: Columba bollii
Location: Los Sauces, La Palma
Country: Spain
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Juvenile Hermann's Tortoise by Solrac1993
Juvenile Hermann's Tortoise
Hermann's tortoises are small to medium sized tortoises that come from southern Europe. Young animals, and some adults, have attractive black and yellow patterned carapaces, although the brightness may fade with age to a less distinct gray, straw or yellow coloration.

Scientific name: Testudo hermanni hermanni

Place: Alfurí de Dalt, Menorca
Country: Spain

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Library of El Escorial by Solrac1993
Library of El Escorial
El Escorial is situated at the foot of Mt. Abantos in the Sierra de Guadarrama. It was built as a residence for the king of Spain but also functions as a monastery, museum and school. It has been the burial site for most of the Spanish kings of the last five centuries, Bourbons as well as Habsburgs.

Country: Spain

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Syltorian Featured By Owner May 20, 2015
Happy Birthday! :D
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CrystalMarineGallery Featured By Owner May 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
:cake: Happy Birthday!!! ;)
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irrationalrationale Featured By Owner May 20, 2015
Happy Birthday!
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fleur-de-Lis4444 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much fo the fav ^^
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DebasishPhotos Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot for all the faves.:) (Smile) 
Also thanks for the watch.Clap 
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BlackEyesSnowAngel Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the fav and watch :)
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Dotsmom Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the faves, but I think your photos are spectacular!
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Alex-Eckl Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the favourites! :D
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DeborahBeeuwkes Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks very much for the favs!:D And happy new year to you!
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