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Alhambra Palace Granada Spain Blog Wall detail.

The Alhambra Palace is the only medieval palace in the world which has arrived intact to the present day. After visiting many times, one of the things which fascinates me are the intricate details on the walls. As you step into

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Granada Christmas Lights

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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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 13th Edition of the Festival

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gay friendly granada tapas

Best Tapa in Granada In April Granada Tapas Bars Festival begins. The ´Mejor Tapa del Mundo´ will be held fromThursday 5th April until Sunday 15th April 2018. 25 chefs from Granada will present this foodie festival to showcase one of the

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Valencian Paella As we look ahead to spring, this year it begins on March 20th. Lighter foods appear on restaurant menus. Comforting winter food is left behind for fresher dishes. Paella and Rice dishes are a perfect choice for milder spring

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Learn Spanish in Granada

FAQ´s move to Granada A move to Granada is often the reason why my readers email me. I receive lots of questions about living in Granada Spain. The usual things that come up are on the same themes; accomodation, learning Spanish

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Easter Wax on Cera Semana Santa Granada Spain blog

The Semana Santa of Granada was declared an International interest in 2009. Easter has a special significance in Andalusia and there are many traditions surrounding Holy week. The traditional Semana Santa processions attract huge crowds particularly in Seville, Malaga and

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Los Patos Granada Hospes

Autumn in Granada is a strange season. Temperatures fluctuate dramatically from mid 30ºC to a maximum of 15ºC in November. Seasonal food comes into season like Persimmon, pomegranates and of course wild mushrooms. Local Autumn dishes appear on Andalusian kitchen

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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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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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