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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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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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Granada- The Basics If you only have a short time in Granada Spain. Here are some no nonsense tips to help you plan ahead. When is the best time to visit Granada, Spain? See this Granada year round calendar with activities and

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Palacio Olvidados

On 2nd January 2014 the Palacio de Los Olvidados opened in Granada. A new Sephardic Museum in Spain. A private collection in the old part of the city, close to Plaza Nueva. The date chosen for the opening of this

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Unbelievably after all the posts written here so far about Granada and Andalusia. I haven´t blogged about Tapas yet! I did write a guide to avoid confusion between Tapas, Raciones and Pintxos but nothing about the typical Granada tapas bars where you can to

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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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Strummer Square in Spain A whole year has past since I was asked to comment for The Telegraph (Dec 2011) about the Joe Strummer campaign in Granada. A group of people in Granada were requesting a street to commemorate the British rocker Joe Strummer.

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When you walk through the historic city of Granada, you come to the area known as Realejo, which is right in the town centre. This district was the Jewish quarter at the time of the Nasride rule. The Jewish population was once so important

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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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Since @nothmngwyspain challenged me to the Pomegranate Travel game, I haven´t been able to stop picking out these symbols in the city of Granada. A few months back I wrote the post: Pomegranates all over the place – A Granada

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