Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

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The XIII Cordoba Photography Biennale – running till May 5th

Still running till the beginning of May is the The XIII Cordoba Photography Biennale. For full details visit the official …

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Arabia in Andalucia – the secrets of Cordoba’s Medina Azahara

Buried for almost a millennium, the ancient palatial city of Madīnat az-Zahrā, probably the most stunning mediaeval Islamic city outside …

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Cordoba!

After many years I’m back in Córdoba! This time I managed to make it to Medina Azahara, the former centre …

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Art Gaucin – Open Studios – May 24-26 and May 31 – June 2

This year's Open Studios by ArtGaucin are to be held over the weekends of May 24-26 and May 31 – …

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Andalucía’s Liquid Gold – Olive oil tasting in Jaén Province

Experience Jaén, from its Renaissance cities to its natural parks, experiencing some of the world’s best olive oil on the …

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Wild flowers around Cortijo de las Nieves

The rain over the past few days has kicked off the spring wild flower season. (Wild lupins) (Serapsis orchid)

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‘The Moor’s Last Sigh’ – revisiting the enigmatic Albaicin quarter of Granada

Granada’s Albaicin district is marking 1000 years of history; an enigmatic quarter that continues to be an inspiration to artists, …

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From convents to carmenes – Granada’s ancient Albaicin, Andalucia

So often viewed from the towers and terraces of the extraordinary Alhambra citadel, yet so rarely explored, the Albaicin and the adjacent ‘gitano’ district of Sacromonte still retain some of the essence of romantic Andalucía.

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Seville’s Art, Architecture & Aristocrats – hidden Andalucia

An insight into Seville’s heritage, from the baroque extravagence of its provincial towns, to the glorious architecture of its capital. …

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Enjoying the best of Andalusian nature, through adventure

Some exciting ways to enjoy the natural wonders on the Malaga and Granada provinces. Andalucía offers Europe’s most varied landscape …

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