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Hospes Palacio de los Patos Rice Dishes

For the past seven years, Hospes Palacio de los Patos in Granada have hosted the Rice Days. This annual gastronomic event coincides with the arrival of spring and celebrates traditional Spanish Rice dishes. It is a real treat, it almost

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10 year Piccavey Spain Blog

Although I began my blog about Spain around 2009. This website was not set up until 2011. Before that I had a free blog which I updated infrequently. The odd entry here and there. However in March 2011 I decided

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Torre del Oro in Seville by piccavey July 2018

Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something in the air. Romantic Spain is an irresistible destination for couples and nostalgic travellers. Spending your Honeymoon in Spain has all the elements a romantic getaway

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Tiles and Ceramics in Alhambra Palace

 The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate decorations and inscriptions on the walls. As

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Festive Scene Christmas in Spain

At Christmas in Spain , celebrations vary slightly from the festivities in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. If you want to know specifically

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Granada Town Hall December 2020

New Years Eve in Granada Celebrating New Years Eve in Granada is generally a family affair. The main spot to welcome the new year is Plaza del Carmen. The city centre square at Granada Town Hall. Granada city council usually

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Face Masks in Granada Andalucia Spain

Living in Granada for so many years. Being in touch with local life and happenings. I´ve noticed things that happen, that only seem possible here in Granada. Locals often say things like Solo pasa aquí (this only happens round here)

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Sunset in Granada Spain

Sunset in Granada For some of the best views in Granada. There are places around the city known as a Mirador. The Mirador of San Nicolas is the most famous one. And a must see when you visit Granada. From here

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Palacio-del-Partal-Generalife-Alhambra-Granada-Spain

The Alhambra gardens name is really Generalife. Although the plants and flowers are not only located there. Throughout the Alhambra Palace grounds there are trees, shrubs, flowering plants and greenery. After writing previous posts: The Secrets of the Alhambra Palace:

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Teatro del Generalife Festival Granada

The Dance festival is held every Summer at the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. The FEX International Music and Dance festival is a prestigious summer event. Well known in Spain and further afield. In fact as soon as the tickets

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