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Mezquita Mayor Granada Mosque

Annually Spain does well in the Suitability for Muslim Travellers Index. According to the Global Muslim Travel Index by CrescentRating, Spain is the 6th most popular country for Muslim tourism. So I thought I would put together some useful information

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Bubion views over Poquiera Gorge Alpujarra

Bubion is a quiet little village in the Poqueira gorge. Located at 71 kms from Granada (44 miles) With just 302 inhabitants, Bubion is located South of Granada in the Alpujarra region. I recently spent a few days there seeing

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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

When? 2nd to 11th of August 2019 Where? Laroles open-air theatre. A venue located high up in the Alpujarra mountains, on the border of Granada/Almeria provinces By Car: 1 hour 15 mins from Granada 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria 2 hours

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Plaza Santa Ana Lanjaron Alpujarra

Dont miss the Alpujarra villages when you visit Granada I was reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have a blog about the Alpujarra. An oversight as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when

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Granada Town Hall Christmas 2018 Navidad Ayuntamiento

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in

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granada spain photo tour shoot piccavey experiences

On the Spain blog 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 Piccavey.com. Spain blog Testimonials Your comments So I am keen to hear your comments and

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Culture Shock Melegis

Did you know that tyou can suffer from culture shock even when you speak Spanish? You may already know that I moved from Barcelona to Andalusia, Southern Spain back in 2006. Even though this is over 10 years ago now, I want

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UNESCO sites in Andalucia

Visiting UNESCO sites in Andalucia With plenty of UNESCO sites in Andalucia to visit and 45 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Spain. So far I managed to visit half of them. Here are my tips on visiting the UNESCO sites in Andalucia.

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At the end of June I took a trip around the entire park of Sierra Nevada. Stretching across Granada and Almeria regions, this immense natural space has all kinds of landscapes. From Dilar to Lanjaron, Mulhacen to Los Berchules, Alboloduy

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Spanish Silk may not be the first thing that springs to mind in the Andalusian Countryside. I have been to the Alpujarra endless times. Seeing these white villages perched on hillsides never bores me. Wandering around the narrow streets of

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