Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2013’

Andrew Forbes Arrives At The Cathedral In Santiago De Compostela

Keep Pushing On – how walking the Camino touched my life

The last few kilometres were tough; it was early afternoon as we entered Santiago de Compostela the sun was high …

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Andrew Forbes Scallop Shell Santiago De Compostela

The Camino and the Concha – history and icons from the Way

Yesterday a friend, having recently returned from the Camino de Santiago, gave me a Pilgrim’s shell he had brought back …

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Dont Stop Walking Camino De Santiago

Confessions of a ‘caminante’

I know, usually it’s during the Camino de Santiago that the soul searching starts, and hope for the absolution for …

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Hotel Claude French Room Marbella Old Town

Luxury in Old Town Marbella – Hotel Claude

I don’t often make notes on Marbella, but when I do, it’s usually here in Old Town. It’s one of …

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Tio Pepe Jerez

Finos from the frontera – 24 hours in Jerez

Have you managed to track down a bottle of ‘Tio Pepe En Rama’? Released this spring, this unfiltered and unclarified …

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Sierra Nevada Early June

Mountain Mania – snowy peaks in June, Sierra Nevada

The highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada range are still capped with snow! The Mulhacén and Pico del Veleta at almost …

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Badlands Guadix

Troglodyte living – the bioclimatic cave houses of Guadix!

For me, the thought of troglodyte cavemen brings to mind either prehistoric man or those Captain Caveman cartoons. Yet in …

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Salinas De Cabo De Gata Andalucia Diary

Sitting on a gold mine – Almeria’s geological heritage

The volcanic landscape of Almeria is surely what geologists must dream about in their sleep!  Huge fragments of rock, known …

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