Flamenco

I cannot possibly cover the whole Spanish culture in one blog post. So here is a quick overview of some curiosities and things to look out for on your next trip to Spain. With many holiday companies like First Choice flying

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In Summertime I find that there is more time to catch up on my reading. So far season I have managed to make good progress with quite a few books. There are of course many summer days left still to

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Last night I saw a unique Flamenco concert in Granada. A fusion of Sefardi music, flamenco and Lorca´s poetry. The event was inside the patio of the Museum Palacio de los Olvidados. just along Carrera del Darro by Plaza Nueva.

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I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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On October 30, 1996, the Andalusian Parliament declared that November 22 is to be celebrated as El Día de los Gitanos Andaluces, The Day of the Andalusian Gypsies. This day celebrates the arrival of the first group of Gypsies (gitanos)

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Molly´s Complete Guide to Andalusia Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have visited a huge part of Andalusia. This post links up all that information into a handy clickable guide to the region. (blue text are links to

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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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One of the most well known attractions in Granada are the Sacromonte caves and the Flamenco shows that can be enjoyed all along that road. Since the end of the 17th century Flamenco has been popular in Granada and Andalusia. Here´s information

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The city of Granada has inspired the Creative Director at Loewe, Stuart Vevers, to design a handbag named after the Andalusian city. Having previously worked for British brand Mulberry, Ververs has also worked alongside Marc Jacobs at Louis Vuitton and collaborated

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In Granada there are many streets, restaurants, homes and even hotels with the name Carmen de….. Often I´m asked What is the difference between a palace and a carmen? or what is a Mirador?what is a Carmen? A Casa Carmen

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