Lecrin

Pinos del Valle is one of the villages of the Lecrin Valley. This is region is close to the Alpujarra and just a short drive from Granada. The village looks over the Beznar reservoir and is set amongst Pine, orange

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Living abroad you can find yourself in odd situations. I shared one of these stories on my blog a while ago, on this post about Village life . Although that anecdote is just one of many after fifteen years abroad, I

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street signs in pampaneira

Granada street signs If you did then you´ll understand how I came around to thinking up this post. street signs in Granada The pomegranate appears on all the street signs around the city of Granada as it is the symbol. The Spanish word

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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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Last Saturday I had a day out in the country, certainly a change from the corporate office world I´m used to. I went to pick olives in the Lecrin Valley. Now if you are Spanish or know anything about Olives

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The idea for this post ocurred to me as I am currently reading more than usual, and some of the books I´m reading are related to Spain or to Spanish places. Here are some of the books I have particularly enjoyed recently. Passion

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