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Santo Domingo Cruz de Mayo Realejo Granada piccavey

In May we celebrate the Crosses festvial but this month is especially lovely in Andalusia as Oranges trees waft the scent of orange blossom through the air. Plants and flowers all are lush and green. The weather begins to get

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Murcia Catafalco

Burial of the Sardine in Murcia Murcia, a city in Southeastern Spain celebrates the end of Lent with a huge fiesta. Last April I was invited to attend this colourful event. Part of the Spring Fiestas in Murcia or Fiestas de

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View of Granada Crosses Flamenco Festival

The traditional flamenco dress is mainly worn at Andalusian Festivals. The Spanish are a lively lot and enjoy celebrating at parties, fiestas, ferias and even some weddings. The main festivals in Andalusia concentrate around Spring and Summer. I’ve visited quite

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Gay friendly Granada Alhambra palace

This Granada calendar includes the main festivities and most popular dates in the cultural agenda. Dates may change slightly as some celebrations may move to the weekend. This perpetual Granada calendar may vary slightly year to year but generally the

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Puerta Elvira granada spain

The Kingdom of Granada Kingdom of Granada. The focus of 1000 year celebrations and known in Spanish as the Milenio del Reino de Granada. This is to celebrate the Creation of the Kingdom of Granada in 1013. Despite lots of

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Albaicin Lemonade by piccavey

  Albaicin Lemonade This Summer I was handed a glass of Albaicin lemonade. A refreshing spritzer style drink, like a fruit punch with apple in it. I thought it was a lovely drink for summer but didn´t think to ask

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Lanjaron Spa Waters Granada Spain

Lanjaron Spa Town in Granada province I love Lanjaron Spa town, a quaint location just South of Granada, below the Alpujarra villages. It´s been a destination for tourists from Spain and Europe for many years, attracted by the 5 natural mineral waters that

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