Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

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What does the Camino mean to you? – Spain’s Camino de Santiago

In less than two months time, ‘god willing’, I will be in Galicia, starting the walk of my life, a …

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In search of the elusive Iberian Lynx – La Donana National Park

Stretching from the pilgrimage village of El Rocío, east to the city of Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and down to the …

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The Lodge Fuente De La Higuera Ronda

Five of the best villas and cortijos in Andalucia

Contrary to perceived wisdom, Andalucia is so much more than package holidays and all-inclusive resorts. With Europe’s best climate, stunning …

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World Sherry Day – rediscover an old favourite

This week I came across a web site dedicated to the World Sherry Day.  The site says, ‘World Sherry Day …

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Jerez Horse Fair

Get ready for May in Andalucia!

As a resource, I just wanted to quickly detail some of the forthcoming cultural fairs and events in Andalucía. Feria …

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Snapshots from the past – Alcala al Real, one of Spain’s great citadels

There in the distance, beyond the blossoming cherry trees, was our first glimpse of the citadel; an ancient walled city; …

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First Communion – Catholic rituals and traditions in modern Spain

Spain is so often quoted as one of the most Catholic countries in Europe. That may be true, yet this …

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Malaga’s 16th Festival of Film

Running till Saturday 27th, is the 2013 Malaga Film Festival, with screenings Cine Albeniz, Cervantes Theatre, and the Echegaray Theatre. …

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Rooftops Priego De Cordoba

Baroque fountains, rococo doorways and Andalusian geraniums… in Priego de Cordoba

Spring is without doubt one of the best times to enjoy Andalucia, and especially Cordoba province. Priego de Cordoba, the …

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A former frontier between two worlds – the ‘Sacred Empire’ of Montefrio, Granada

The view from the mountain road as you enter the valley is impressive. Turn another bend and there, perfectly framed …

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