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Spanish costas Costa Tropical Air Show Motril 2015

Costa Tropical Air Show Motril Air Show is one of the four Spanish Air Shows celebrated anually. The Costa Tropical has it´s own Air Show on the first day of Summer. This year it is the 14th Edition of the Festival

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The province of Granada has a range of climates, from the snowcapped Sierra Nevada mountains right through to the Costa Tropical. A perfect all year round destination as these Granada beach resorts have average winter temperatures of 15ºC. Amongst all

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Lemons in Lecrin Valley Andalusia Spain blog

Guide to Spanish Fruit Once the summer fades in Spain, Autumn arrives and brings a bumper crop of Spanish fruit. Seems like when you have fruit trees it seems that the whole crop comes at once. In late September and

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Tarasca Corpus Granada

Since I´ve been living in Granada I´ve learned what is Typical in Granada. Noticing lots of things that only seem to happen in this city. Perhaps you have made similar observations when you visited Granada. Typical in Granada Spain A

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The Lecrin Valley is located South of Granada, halfway between the Coast and the city. The valley has many small villages dotted around the picturesque countryside. Orange and lemons trees as far as you can see, mixed with Pine, olive and almond

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Plaza de Toros Ronda Spain Bullfighting

I have already written earlier A to Z posts on Almeria, Granada & The Costa Tropical, but this one is a general A to Z about the wonderful region Andalusia, which occupies Southern Spain. A place of so many contrasts

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Hospes Los Patos Granada Outdoor dining

Andalusia is a perfect destination for a luxury break. A place of contrast, beautiful architecture, vast expanses of wildlife, long white beaches and ancient monuments, it´s well worth visiting at any time of the year. Here´s how to make your

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learning Spanish in Granada

Alcaiceria – The streets just off of Bib Rambla square, it´s name derives from the arab term al-qaysariya, meaning a commercial area, it was founded in the XIV century and it´s one of my favourite areas of the city. Bañuelo on the

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Granada vegetarian restaurants Avocado in Spain Spanish Fruit

 *Please check out the updated versión of this post with recipes tips and images**  https://www.piccavey.com/spanish-fruit-guide/   The markets in Southern Spain often have produce that looks amazing but you may be unsure how to prepare it. Here´s a guide to

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