Peñíscola: Live from the Castillo del Papa Luna – a Knights Templar Castle

Peniscola Spain

Castillo del Papa Luna – A Papal Palace and Knights Templar Castle in Peñíscola: Helen Page introduces you to Peniscola from the battlements of the Castillo del Papa Luna, its Knights Templar castle built on a site that was previously an old Moorish citadel. The castle stands on the high point of a rocky headland, […]

Alcazaba – A Moorish Fortification in Malaga – Andalucia

Alcazaba - Malaga

The Malaga Alcazaba, a Defensive Structure, is Also An Architectural Marvel: Situated on one of the many high hills near Malaga in the Andalucia region of Spain, the Alcazaba is no mere castle.   Built as a defensive structure, the Malaga Alcazaba  is also an architectural marvel. From an Arab word ‘al-qasbah’ meaning ‘fortress‘, the Alcazaba […]