The inspiration was Alhambra, a 14th century Islamic palace in Spain.
A traditional way of life depicted through wood engravings
If shabby chic is your thing then you will love this town in Alentejo
A couple of guidebooks had mentioned they were rather special, but even so we were not expecting this.
A fascinating peep at early Christian and Muslim art and architecture.
Fortunately however for us modern historians and archaeologists have made a guess!
With the exception of a couple of stages, watching the tiles being made here is like watching history come alive.