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Antequera Spain by piccavey

Although I have been to Antequera many times. It has taken a while to actually discover everything that this Malaga town has to offer. In November 2017 I revisited Antequera to see the Alcazaba which I not be able to

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Ecija Seville

Ecija is known as the City of Towers. Located in the centre of Andalucia this place in Seville province has a fascinating past. Learn about the Roman history, see its beautiful architecture and taste the fabulous food. Join me on

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Christmas Markets Granada Spain

Granada Christmas festivities begin around the 1st of December and end on the 6th of January. Spanish traditions mark Epiphany with the three kings bringing gift on January the 6th. The long Spanish Navidad has plenty to offer. Timeless traditions,

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Cicerone Guidebook Walking Sierra Nevada Richard Hartley

Walking and Trekking the Sierra Nevada Walking & Trekking the Sierra Nevada was launched this month by Cicerone Press. I was thrilled to meet Richard Hartley the author in Lanjaron earlier this month to hear about this new hiking book.

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Montefrio in Granada Spain

One of the best reasons to come to Granada is for the fantastic landscapes. Montefrio is one of these great locations. Of course the city of Granada is a great location for historic sites, gastronomy and atmosphere but the province

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Must see Malaga

Choose Spain With so much negative press these days I wonder if people reconsider their visit Spain. I have been travelling to Spain since I was 12 years old and I now live here. I never tire of visiting Spain. The problems

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Persimmon or Caqui Spanish Fruit

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn begins with a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. When you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In late september and throughout October we

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andalucia caves in spain by piccavey (1)

Spain is a great country for backpackers. The locals are friendly, there’s loads to see for free, and the food and drink is delicious. Granted, maybe the best time to visit Spain is during the summer, the Spanish perspective on

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Spanish caves by piccavey

Natural Caves to Explore in Andalusia Spain Recently I´ve been visiting some natural caves in lesser known areas of Andalusia. Off the beaten track villages and inland towns. Among my discoveries I have learnt quite a bit about the geology of

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Granada weekend

I have been to many Flamenco festivals. Over the years I have seen performances in different locations around Andalusia. Some have thrilled others have dissapointed. In March 2014 I went along to Templo del Flamenco in Granada with a group

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