Tuesday, September 13, 2016


The Alhambra "The Red One" the complete Arabic form of which was Qalat Al-Hamra, is a palace and fortress complex located in Granada, Andalusia, Spain.Water makes up a large part of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument turning the palace into a literal oasis.The Acequia Real is the main water channel which carries the water supply to the Alhambra palace. This 6 km stretch of water channel is set just above the Darro River. In the times of the Nazrid dynasty this water would have be clean and drinkable. This network of channels would have run along to the Generalife Gardens and then through the heart of the Alhambra palaces.

These images were submitted by Marie M. from CA.