Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

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Ronda’s historic bullring – seen from above

Here is a view of Ronda’s historic bull ring, and the Serranía de Ronda mountain ranges. I captured this stunning perspective from the terrace of the new Hotel Catalonia Ronda, which is in the former Unicaja bank directly opposite the bull ring. This is such a fabulous summer terrace! Open to the public. Hotel guests have access to the private …

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Welcome to Andalucia Diary

Introduction to AndaluciaDiary.com by Andrew A Forbes from AndrewAForbes on Vimeo. PLEASE CLICK ‘READ MORE’ TO OPEN VIDEO INTRODUCTION

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Casa de Pilatos – hidden architecture of Seville’s old town

The spectacular Casa de Pilatos in Sevilla is another example of the extraordinary palatial homes that lie behind high walls …

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‘Sorolla; un Jardin para Pintar’ – exhibition in Seville

The light of Andalucia – its undoubtedly what I would most miss about southern Spain if I was ever to …

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Casa de Las Duenas – the home of the late Duquesa de Alba

This month I finally made it to the Casa Palacio de Las Dueñas Sevilla. …the favourite home of Cayetana, the …

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Pescaito in Malaga – the taste of summer

Monday I was in Malaga, enjoying a classic lunch of Malaga fried fish and sardines on skewers. If you visit …

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Sebastião Salgado’s stunning photography arrives in Malaga

This week there’s some striking art in the street – some of the stunning artworks by Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado …

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XXV Festival of La Luna Flamenco de Gauro July 14 -15, 2017

The 25th Festival of La Luna Flamenco de Guaro is this weekend – starting on Friday 14th. Check Guaro village’s …

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Meandering with Merche, on Andalucia’s Costa de la Luz – a Flamenco Campers escapade

Waking to the sounds of the waves crashing on the shore, and being able to climb out of bed and …

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La Bodega Guaro – new bar opens in the Village of the Luna Mora

Local Guaro foreign resident Matt has recently opened a bar, La Bodega. It’s on the main street, Avenida de Andalucia …

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Guaro’s 21st Festival of the Luna Mora – dates announced

If you want to catch one of Andalucia’s most intriguing festivals, then head to Guaro in September. During second and …

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El Torcal, Antequera – Revisited

This week my brother is staying with me, so it’s the perfect excuse to revisit some of my favourite destinations …

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