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Often I am asked why I moved to Spain. That isn´t the correct question to ask. The key is why I stayed here rather than what initially brought me here. There are quite a few reasons why I decided to stay in

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The Lecrin Valley is located South of Granada, halfway between the Coast and the city. The valley has many small villages dotted around the picturesque countryside. Orange and lemons trees as far as you can see, mixed with Pine, olive and almond

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Recently I was reminded by my friends at Hotel Los Berchules that I didn´t have anything on my blog about the Alpujarra region of Spain. It is actually the first place that comes to mind when I need a day off. The Alpujarra certainly has an

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The province of Granada has a range of climates, from the alpine vegetation in the Sierra Nevada mountains right through to the tropical coastline of Motril, where winter temperatures average 15ºC. The Costa Tropical is a fantastic location for Water sports and also for discovering the local

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The markets in Southern Spain often have produce that looks amazing but you may be unsure how to prepare it. Here´s a guide to seasonal produce in Andalusia.   Name in Spanish:        Chirimoya Known in English as:  Custard Apple In Season:                    

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