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Familiar sights seen a-fresh through another’s eyes – Sierra de las Nieves

Having had a place in the foothills of the Sierra de las Nieves for a decade now, sometimes I take …

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Thermas De Carratraca Villa Padierna Spain

Immerse yourself in an Andalusian Spa

The Romans made bathing an integral part of their culture, so understandably when they occupied Iberia they were quick to …

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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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