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Views over Costa del Sol Spain

The Costa del Sol has been inhabited for over 2800 years. Although the tourism boom didnt begin until 1959, this area of coastline has evolved over those 50 years. This coastline in Southern Spain is popular with European holidaymakers all

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Spanish caves by piccavey

Natural Caves to Explore in Andalusia Spain Recently I´ve been visiting some natural caves in lesser known areas of Andalusia. Off the beaten track villages and inland towns. Among my discoveries I have learnt quite a bit about the geology of

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Malaga City in Spain

Malaga is a city that I return to often. Having recently planned a family holiday in Malaga city I´ve complied the Must See Malaga spots. I could see that there were many new places to explore and discover. Getting to

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Hotel Convento Aracena

Last week I spent a long weekend in a charming town in the Sierra of Aracena. There are many inland locations in Andalucía that I am still discovering despite living in the region since 2006. Where is Aracena? Aracena is

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Alcala La Real Jaen by piccavey

When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. Este post

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UNESCO World Heritage

Spain is typically associated with Christianity, especially since the vast majority of the population consider themselves Catholic. Prior to its establishment as a Christian country, however, Spain was actually under Muslim rule for several centuries — from 711 to 1492.

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The province of Granada has a range of climates, from the snowcapped Sierra Nevada mountains right through to the Costa Tropical. A perfect all year round destination as these Granada beach resorts have average winter temperatures of 15ºC. Amongst all

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Andalusia Cabo de Gata by piccavey

Andalusia, the region in Southern Spain has now been home for me for many years. I am lucky to be able to enjoy amazing beaches and cities full of history right my doorstep. This area has many traditional festivals and

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Tajo Puente Nuevo Ronda Spain Blog

Ronda is located Inland from the Costa del Sol, at the heart of Malaga province. Often a place for daytrippers from the Malaga coast. I think that a daytrip doesnt quite cut it. There is much more to see in this stunning

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Tomatoes from Almeria Spain

Almeria Spain was just declared Gastronomic Capital of Spain for 2019. The eastern corner of Andalucia is very sunny and where most European produce is grown. Currently Almeria has 31,614 hectares of greenhouses and is often called the Pantry of Europe.

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