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Montefrio Granada By Andrew Forbes 3

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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Cordoba Mesquita Mosque

Eat, Sleep, Love; Cordoba

Intriguing, beguiling, seductive; the Andalusian provincial capital of Córdoba offers a fascinating and indulgent short break High walls, with crumbling …

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Iphone Clip

At Home I’m a Tourist

Showing until June 16th, at Malaga’s contemporary art museum, CAC, is ‘At Home I’m a Tourist’; the bonkers collection of …

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Picasso Museum Malaga

Picasso of Malaga – Earliest Works – running ’till June 6th 2013

Picasso de Málaga. Earliest Works maps this period of the budding artist and his family. It brings together an outstanding …

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Tikitano Garden View

Tikitano Restaurant’s 10th Anniversary

Before I moved to Spain fulltime, I had a place east of Estepona; and we used to walk to Tikitano …

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Palacio De Bailio

Hotels in Cordoba

During my last visit to Cordoba, we stayed in two hotels, giving an idea of the two main types of …

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CRYPTIC. Street Graffiti In Cordobas Old Town A. Forbes C

Snapshots from Cordoba

Córdoba, capital of its province of the same name, is certainly one of Andalucía’s more mysterious provincial capitals. Not served …

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Andalucia Photography Andrew Forbes Andalucia Diary

Welcome to the new look Andalucia Diary!

So this is the first post on my new version of the Andalucia Diary, April 2013. Still lots more to …

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Picasso Unicaja

Picasso – Origins and Influences in Andaluz Art – Cadiz

Running now ‘ till early May is a small exhibition at Cadiz city’s Unicaja cultural centre on Picasso and his …

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Good Friday Ronda Procession

Semana Santa (Holy Week), Easter 2013 in Andalucía, Spain

I’m often asked about the Holy Week here in Spain. It’s truly one of the most extraordinarily Spanish cultural events …

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