Spain

The weather is changing this week here in Southern Spain. It´s the perfect time to get back into the habit of reading in the evenings now it´s darker earlier on. Here are two Spain Book reviews. I read both of these

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On October 30, 1996, the Andalusian Parliament declared that November 22 is to be celebrated as El Día de los Gitanos Andaluces, The Day of the Andalusian Gypsies. This day celebrates the arrival of the first group of Gypsies (gitanos)

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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 difference between Tapas, Raciones and Pintxos but nothing about the typical Granada tapas bars where you can to get yummy

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Granada shopping Etxart Panno

I just realised that after 120+ posts I have hardly mentioned Shopping in Spain or Spanish Shoes! If you are anything like me part of the incentive to travel or visit anywhere is the shopping. Quirky Souvenirs , yummy local food or great

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Malaga Hammam Spain

One Friday afternoon in September I headed off to the Hammam Al Andalus Granada with a good friend of mine. This slightly hidden place is just off Plaza Nueva, right in Granada´s historic centre. It wasn´t my first visit to this particular Hammam.

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escapada a granada Teteria

This Granada calendar includes the main festivities and most popular dates in the cultural agenda. Dates may change slightly as some celebrations may move to the weekend. January 2nd January Dia de la Toma. Commeration of the conquest of the kingdom

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With all the recent Media attention surrounding the Madrid and their failed bid for the 2020 Olympics. I thought I would write something about Spain´s capital city. (If you want to read about the failed bid you can see this article here by Graham Hunt.

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Molly´s Complete Guide to Andalusia Over the few years I have been writing this blog I have visited a huge part of Andalusia. This post links up all that information into a handy clickable guide to the region. (blue text are links to

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Ronda is located Inland in Malaga province. This town is often on route  when visiting Andalusia along with Granada  Seville and Cordoba. Having visited a few times already, this Summer I re visited to retrace my steps in this pictoresque place. This is a spectacular setting. Perched on

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This is my own guide to Granada province and also the city. With 12,635 km2 to explore and 168 different towns and municipalities there is alot to choose from. Below you have access to information on the different areas in

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