Almeria
Walks in Andalucia Los Escullos

You may remember earlier this year I ran a giveaway to win a guidebook Walking in Andalucia. Well just in August a brand new guidebook all about Andalucia has been published and I´ve been sent one copy.  This new book

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Beach day Spanish Holiday

If you have ever been to a Spanish beach you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day by the sea. If you want to enjoy a beach day like a local you are going

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Day 2 1  Mulhacen Route  _MG_5594

At the end of June I took a trip around the entire park of Sierra Nevada. Stretching across Granada and Almeria regions, this immense natural space has all kinds of landscapes. From Dilar to Lanjaron, Mulhacen to Los Berchules, Alboloduy

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Federico Garcia Lorca Spanish Poet

Looking for Lorca One of the most famous artists to come out of Granada is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director, born in 1898. Since reading ´La Casa de Bernada Alba´ for A Level Spanish Literature I´ve

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Windmills in the Desert by @piccavey

The 200 kms of the Almeria Coastline made a great route for a Summer road trip. Driving from Adra right up to San Juan de los Terreros we saw some great scenery along the way. Stretching between the provinces of Granada and Murcia,

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Soportujar Alpujarras Granada

  I was recently reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have anything on my blog about the Alpujarra region of Spain. An oversight on my part as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when I have

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Andalusia Cabo de Gata by piccavey

Andalusia, a region covering Southern Spain has now been home for me for many years. (since 2000) I am lucky to be able to enjoy amazing beaches and cities full of history right my doorstep. This area has many traditional

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Chiringuito Diego Aguadulce Almeria

In Spain Summer has well and truly arrived. In the evening there´s nothing nicer that finding a cool outdoor terrace or beach bar to enjoy the cool breeze after a long hot day. Sipping on a freshly made Mojito is

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In Andalusia it’s not unusual for me to be outnumbered by wine drinkers. I drink beer. I always have done. Most of my Spanish friends only drink beer on hot summer days. It seems that things are changing. As interest

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Moving abroad can sometimes challenge us in different ways. I find it comforting to know that once in a while I can meet up with people like me who took the plunge and moved away from their home country. The

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