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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 City Neighbourhoods I am often asked about apartment rental and life in the city of Granada itself.  So here is some specific information on this rather than just a visit to Granada to see the Alhambra or on a

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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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English Radio in Spain Piccavey expat

15 minutes of fame So excited to be on English radio this weekend, on air across Spain and the internet. According to Andy Warhol everyone enjoys 15 minutes of fame In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes

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Laroles Theatre Festival Granada

When? Fridays and Saturdays in July & August. Where? Laroles open-air theatre in the Alpujarra mountains, Granada 1 hour 15 mins from Granada, 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria and 2 hours from Malaga. ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ is more than just a festival.

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escapada a granada Teteria

Did you know that Calle Elvira was once the main road in Granada? Just off this street below Plaza Nueva, you will come across to two streets that meet to form a V shape. Called Calderería Nueva y Calderería Vieja.

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Spanish food doesn´t always mean tapas. Often misunderstood some refer to all Spanish food as Tapas. However there are lots of aother kind of Spanish food to discover.  The way food is served, portion size and the type of dish determines it´s name. It

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Teatro Generalife Dance Festival

Each Summer the Dance Festival is held at the Alhambra Palace. The prestigious Granada festival is know by locals and as soon as the tickets go on sale they sell out pretty fast. The curtain goes up on 23rd June 2017

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Motril Air Show Costa Tropical Spain

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 12th Edition of the Festival

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The month of May is one of my absolute favourite times to be in Andalusia. Not only do we celebrate the Crosses of May but Oranges trees along the streets are in blossom, the scent of orange blossom hangs in

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