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Alcala La Real Jaen by piccavey

When most people head off to the beaches and the Costas around Andalusia. I like to explore lesser known towns and villages. So this month I am heading inland to the unspoilt Jaen town of Alcala la Real. You may

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Beach in Rota Costa Ballena

This article should have been called Why you have never heard of Costa Ballena? but you may know the area so I decided for the Unknown Coastline title instead. After living in Andalucia for many years I am surprised that this

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Virgen de las Nieves Sierra Nevada Spain

7 surprising facts about Sierra Nevada The Sierra Nevada Spain is in Southern Spain in Granada province. Here are some other interesting details about this ski resort. The Mulhacen peak is 3478 metres high (That´s about 11,410 ft.) and is

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I took the long way around to become fluent in Spanish. In my case it wasn´t a quick process. I began speaking my first few words of Spanish around the age of 12 or thirteen. I didn´t consider that I was fluent

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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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the alhambra palace

7 places to visit in Romantic Spain Maybe it’s the flowing red wine, the tempting tapas or that something special in romantic spain which makes it so irresistible to romantics travellers. This vibrant, diverse country has got everything a romantic getaway

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I have to confess that I hadn´t visited Sevilla since 2008 (Business trips don´t count) After returning from a city break in this beautiful city, I´m sharing the places I visited in this latest post. Here´s my experience of the

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Windmills in the Desert by @piccavey

The 200 kms of the Almeria Coastline made a great route for a Summer road trip. Driving from Adra right up to San Juan de los Terreros we saw some great scenery along the way. Stretching between the provinces of Granada and Murcia,

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Andalucia Walking

Exciting news! This week´s blogpost is a Giveaway. If you love walking or Andalusia, you will love this. Cicerone Press have generously offered one copy of Walking in Andalucia by Guy Hunter-Watts to my readers. This guidebook is perfect for those living

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Granada shopping Gran Cafe Bib Rambla

After writing about the Traditional Shops it´s now time to take a look at some traditional bars and cafes. The most traditional places in Granada have been open for over a century and are still in business today. Unfortunately the jewel in the crown

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