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wtorek, 14 stycznia 2014

“Digital Fortress” by Dan Brown – illustrated guide.

The first book by Dan Brown. Although it is not as rich in descriptions of places, monuments and works of art as his next book, it is quite interesting is described in the Spanish Seville. Furthermore, the novel draws attention to the problem of our time – global eavesdropping and surveillance.

Chapter 1

Seville capital of Andalusia, a place where you can enjoy flamenco. The city where you can visit the famous bull ring – place of corrida. The fourth largest city of Spain.
The city, where you can visit the second largest bullring - "Plaza de Toros".
The fourth largest city in Spain.
 Plaza de Espana in Seville. Palace square surrounding a central fountain has the shape of a semicircle.

Building to the rest of the site links bridges over the artificial river.

The left wing of the building.

 Along the bottom of the wall you can see in the niches ceramic tiled Azulejo – devoted to various provinces of Spain.

 Chapter 3



 Logo NSA – U.S. National Security Agency.

 Building the NSA at Fort Meade, Maryland. It’s here every day, thousands of workers struggling with all kinds of information, ciphers, and a huge amount of other information out of concern for the safety of Americans and people all over the world.

Interior like in the movie Star Trek, according to Wikipedia it looks like inside the NSA.

Chapter 12

 La Giralda – the bell tower of Seville.

 The entrance to the Alcázar.

Film about the Alcázar.

Courtyard of the Maidens in Alkazar. The central part of the palace – a patio planted with orange trees and decorated with azulejos. The entrance patio spread to different parts of the palace.

Muslim architectural elements inside the palace.

The tomb of Christopher Columbus in Seville. Source >>

Chapter 17

Ayuntamiento – Town Hall in Seville magnificent Renaissance building built in the years 1527-1564.

Detail of the facade of the building.

Chapter 30

  Hotel Alfonso XIII. Source >>

Chapter 91

The largest and one of the finest Gothic churches in the world.  Cathedral of Saint Mary of the See in Seville.

 The interior of the cathedral.

The main altar. Virtual tour.

 Chapter 98

 Orange Patio, Jardin de los Naranjos.

View of the Cathedral of patios.

Exit from the cathedral to the street.

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