Lecrin

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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If you have been learning Spanish and have a grasp on the language it still doesn´t necessarily mean that the locals are going to understand you. Local culture and manners aren´t taught in the Language school or on podcasts!  I´m fluent in

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Did you already seen the earlier post: Pomegranates & more pomegranates – A travel game about the symbol of the city of Granada ? If you did then you´ll understand how I came around to thinking up this post. The pomegranate appears on all the

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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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Last Saturday I had a day out in the country, certainly a change from the corporate office world I´m used to. I went to pick olives in the Lecrin Valley. Now if you are Spanish or know anything about Olives

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The idea for this post ocurred to me as I am currently reading more than usual, and some of the books I´m reading are related to Spain or to Spanish places. Here are some of the books I have particularly enjoyed recently. Passion

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