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gardens in granada

Can you imagine the Alhambra palace without water? It´s almost impossible to imagine this space without the fountains, pools and water features. Many of the decorative elements of this magnificent monument are created or enhanced with water. The use of

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Lonja de Seda Valencia Silk Exchange

Valencia is a vibrant city on the mediterranean coast of Spain. With a population of around 800,000 its the capital of the Valencian Community which includes the provinces of Castellon Alicante and Valencia. The city is famous for its oranges

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Chatsworth Derbyshire England

Holidays in England Most people have the idea of Summer holidays spent on the beach reaching chick lit or the latest thriller. My idea is to escape to hot Spanish summer and enjoy the British Summer. After living abroad for 15

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Christmas in Granada

In the UK the switching on of Christmas lights is usually a big event with a local celebrity involved.  In Granada the Nativity Scene is the main feature in most shop windows and large buildings. Christmas trees are few and

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Vintage Suitcase Stickers Travel Case

Personalised City Map At Mujumaps they print and customise maps for you. Choose your village, hometown or favourite travel destination. I have the city of Granada above my desk. But you could choose anywhere in the world. They have different colours to

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Spanish Costas Costa de Luz

I was lucky to win the award for The Best Host in Andalucia which was run by Vive Andalucia, the prize was a 3 night stay in a four star hotel in Andalusia Spain , in the location of my choice. The

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Angel Ganivet Statue in Alhambra woods Granada Spain blog

In the city centre of Granada, the stree which runs right beside the Main Post office is Angel Ganivet. This street was given its name in 1943. The person Angel Ganivet was an important social philosopher, writer and diplomat and he was born at number

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