Cordoba

Cordoba is one of the must see cities of Spain. Located in Andalusia, it is often on the Spain itinerary along with Granada and Seville. A plan to see the famous Cathedral Mosque is high on the list. Having seen this stunning monument several years before, I re visited the city to

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If you have an interest in Spain or Andalusia, you will probably have heard of the Cordoba patios festival. This is celebrated each year in May. I wasn’t able to visit Cordoba myself until Mid June so I was not expecting to

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In 2006 I visited Cordoba. I saw all the typical sights, the must see list; The cathedral Mosque. Alcazaba, the stunning Royal gardens and the Medina Azahara. All of these historic monuments of course are well worth visiting. I still

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Spain currently boasts 44 different UNESCO sites dotted around the country. It made me wonder how many of these sites I had actually visited. This list is ever-increasing. Another 24 places in Spain are waiting on the tentative list. Awaiting

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The Natural Park area of the Sierras Subbéticas in Cordoba As the thermometer rises in Granada, I like to head inland into the Andalusian hills and leave the city behind. The nighttime temperatures are lower there in those wide open

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Before we start I´m really interested in your opinion, let me know if you like this post in the comments below. Or even if there´s something special you want me to include in future articles.  Please share your ideas with

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I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful Andalusia. A place of so many contrasts and a difficult article to

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The month of May is one of my absolute favourite times to been in Spain. The Oranges trees are starting to blossom and the fragrant scent of Azahar (orange blossom) fill the air as you walk along. The plants and

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Having lived in Spain for many years, I´m still amazed to discover that I don´t know it all! Spain is a vast country and several languages are spoken here as well as Spanish bringing more culture to the land. Along

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Holy week is really important throughout Spain, although in Andalusia it has a special significance for it´s people and is deeply rooted in Southern Spain´s calendar. The Easter processions attract huge crowds in Seville, Malaga, Granada and Almeria. I am

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