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Granada Christmas Lights

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 Granada

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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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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

When? Fridays and Saturdays in July & August. Where? Laroles open-air theatre in the Alpujarra mountains, on the border of Granada/Almeria provinces 1 hour 15 mins from Granada 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria 2 hours from Malaga. ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ is more

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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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Halal granada

Spain came 6th in this year’s Muslim Travel Index for Europe. It is the sixth most popular country on the list for Muslim tourism. With this news and the upcoming Halal tourism conference just around the corner, here is some

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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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Soportujar Alpujarras Granada

Dont miss the Alpujarran villages when you visit Granada I was recently reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have anything on my blog about the Alpujarra region of Spain. An oversight on my part as it is actually the

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tablate

Tablate is on the way to Lanjaron… You may have seen a road sign saying ´Ruta Pintoresca´ As you drive from the motorway exit and take the road to the Alpujarra, (signpost for Lanjaron) you cross the steel bridge over the

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