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Windmills in the Desert by @piccavey

The 200 kms of the Almeria Coast 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

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Things to Do in Granada Alcaiceria

Some of the shops in Granada that I head to when I want to look at shiny new things and enjoy an afternoon of window shopping. Sometimes retail therapy is the best way to add a little sparkle to a

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Atmosphere at the Seville Fair

Perhaps the best time to visit Seville is for the Spring Fair. Each year in April, thousands of people visit the largest and most celebrated festival in Andalusia. The Seville Fair; or as the locals call it – Feria de Abril.

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Mezquita Cordoba Mosque Spain

Cordoba Andalucia Cordoba Spain is a historic city in Andalusia, Southern Spain. With four UNESCO World Heritage Sites it is the first city to have such recognition, beating Rome or Paris. Due to its location Cordoba is a good place

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Plaza Nueva Granada Spain

In case of an Emergency Granada Spain here are some tips and advice When visitors are planning their trip to Granada they often ask me about the safety in the city. Granada has a population of 232 770 (2017) and it´s located

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Paella at Hospes Los Patos Granada Rice Days

The Paella had humble origins as far back as the 15th-16th century. Yet has become known as Spain´s national dish. Originally from Valencia and Alicante regions. Traditional Valencia Paella is often misrepresented. An authentic Paella does not have seafood in

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Andalusia is a beautiful region of Spain. Although in the summer months the heat can be a little too much for some. After many years when I spend the entire summer in Andalusia, I thought I would share some of

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gardens in granada

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Mini Hamburger in Granada

Gourmet Burger Favourites Gourmet Burger options have been appearing more and more in Gastrobars and restaurants in Granada. Alongside more traditional Andalusian dishes on the menu I have been checking out what is so special about these burgers. Here´s a selection

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

Summer Dates in Granada Over the summer there are lots of music, dance and cultural festivals in Granada. As well as the Festival International de Musica + Danza in the Alhambra there are other lesser known ones to seek out.

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