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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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Plaza Santa Ana Lanjaron Alpujarra

Dont miss the Alpujarra villages when you visit Granada I was reminded by one of my lovely readers that I didn´t have a blog about the Alpujarra. An oversight as it is actually the first place that comes to mind when

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Typical Aljibes in Granada Spain

What are the Aljibes? Aljibes is the plural word. Meaning underground wells. An aljibe is a water deposit tank or cistern. In Granada many of these historic structures can be seen dotted around the Albaicin quarter. The largest one in the

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Angel Ganivet Statue in Alhambra woods Granada Spain blog

Recently one of my lovely readers contacted me with a request. She wanted to know about the fountains in Granada and was curious about their history . There are lots of fountains, pools and water features dotted around the city. It was going

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Albaicin Lemonade by piccavey

  Albaicin Lemonade This Summer I was handed a glass of Albaicin lemonade. A refreshing spritzer style drink, like a fruit punch with apple in it. I thought it was a lovely drink for summer but didn´t think to ask

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banos de sierra elvira granada

After 32 years in business this wonderful leisure complex closed at the end of Summer 2017 In 2018 they will not re open ************************************************************************************************************************* Baños de Sierra Elvira, alot of people in Granada aren´t too familiar with this place, I thought

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Lanjaron Spa Waters Granada Spain

Lanjaron Spa Town in Granada province I love Lanjaron Spa town, a quaint location just South of Granada, below the Alpujarra villages. It´s been a destination for tourists from Spain and Europe for many years, attracted by the 5 natural mineral waters that

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Al andalus was once the name of the region in Southern Spain. Now called Andalusia, this legacy is still visible in the different towns and villages. The Moorish and Mozarab culture has impacted on the architecture cuisine and traditions. Here are ways

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