Alpujarra

You may have seen a sign Ruta Pintoresca on your way to Lanjaron… that sign is what prompted this post… As you drive from the motorway exit and take the road to the Alpujarra, (signpost for Lanjaron) you cross the steel

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Spain came 6th in this year’s Muslim Travel Index for Europe. It is the sixth most popular country on the list for Muslim tourism. With this news and the upcoming Halal tourism conference just around the corner, here is some

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This week instead of writing (it´s too hot…that´s my excuse anyway) it´s your turn to write! I am collecting testimonials about my Spain blog Piccavey.com. So I am keen to hear your comments and experiences. Did I recommend a lovely hotel

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. Here are two Spain Book reviews. I read both of these

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I have been to the Alpujarra endless times. I never tire of seeing these white villages perched on hillsides. I love wandering around the narrow streets of these remote unspoilt corners of the Alpujarra. Each time I am there my

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This is my own guide to Granada province and also the city. With 12,635 km2 to explore and 168 different towns and municipalities there is alot to choose from. Below you have access to information on the different areas in

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The Alpujarra villages, just South of Granada have more to them than first meets the eye.  A good example is the O Sei Ling Buddhist retreat. Perched at 1,600 meters high, sitting above the village of Pampaneira. On a recent trip out that way

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After the great feedback you gave me in October. I´ve now put together the agenda for November in Granada These activities are in the city itself & also throughout the province of Granada. If you have more to add to the list, please let me know

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