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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Museo de Belenes Mollina Nativity in Spain

At this time of your in the UK, USA or other European countries Christmas light switch on is a big event. Often celebrated with a local celebrity to push the button. In Spain and Western Europe the Nativity Scene is

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Mezquita Cordoba Mosque Spain

Cordoba Andalucia Cordoba Spain is a historic city in Andalusia, Southern Spain. With four UNESCO World Heritage Sites it is the first city to have such recognition, beating Rome or Paris. Due to its location Cordoba is a good place

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Cordoba Patios Spain by piccavey

72h in Cordoba My return to Cordoba this Summer was wonderful. Although I´ve been several times before its a place I love to visit over again. This three day break in the city of Cordoba was going to be at

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Antequera Spain by piccavey

Although I have been to Antequera many times. It has taken a while to actually discover everything that this Malaga town has to offer. In November 2017 I revisited Antequera to see the Alcazaba which I not be able to

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White Villages Cadiz Spain

Jerez, Spain and the surrounding area is a fabulous region to explore by car. In fact the only practical way of visiting this part of Andalucia area is on a road trip. The geography of this region is broken up

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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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