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Hacienda Guzman Seville Olive Oi in Spain

Olive Oil – The Facts Olive Oil is referred to as a Super Food. Packed with antioxidants and health benefits it has always been importance in the Meditterranean diet. Olive Oil has been part of bathing and religious rites over the

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Learning Spanish with wine

Local produce and Crafts The No.1 question I´m asked is how to get Alhambra tickets. However the next most popular question is What is a typical souvenir from Granada or Andalusia? Personally I prefer to recommend things that I would really appreciate if I wasback

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Spanish Food at Granada Market

Last week (25th July 2013) a new shop opened in Granada, Spain. Las Aceiterías. Seeing this shiny new store got me thinking about Spanish Olive Oil. This new addition is right in the city centre of Granada. They specialise in Spanish

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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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The Natural Park area of the Sierras Subbéticas in Cordoba As the thermometer rises in Granada, I like to head inland into the Andalusian hills and leave the city behind. The nighttime temperatures are lower there in those wide open

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Loja Film Locations in Andalusia Granada Spain blog

Last week I discovered the Poniente Granadino. The area west of Granada which has towns and villages such as Loja, Montefrio, RioFrio and Huétor Tajar just to name a few. I live in Granada and have done for years. However I am 

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Olive picking Granada Spain

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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