This Sycamore tree has seen better days, but was around when Washington Irving lived here in 1829. What sites this tree would have seen when many sultans and other royals of past were courting fair maidens in this courtyard.
Always in Grenada you climb higher and higher on her many hills. Yet she is a fair lady since she always rewards you with stunning views.
This was the water stairs. All around the edges are little rivers flowing with water. In the center of these 5 circle terraces is a fountain flowing with more water.
On top of this modern building used to support the staff at the Alhambra was a wonderful green roof to disguise it. Perhaps more inspiration for our home?