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Estrella Del Mar Marbella

Estrella del Mar Beach Club, Elviria, near La Mairena

Feliz Friday @ todos! (Friday afternoon drinks at our local beach club – just another February Friday in Andalucia!) Vincci …

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Tapas-Hopping in Sevilla, Andalucia

It’s no secret that I adore Seville, Andalucía’s capital. Sometimes I just need a ‘city-fix’, and Seville not only has …

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Street bench with a view

Take a look at this bit of village engineering; a balcony for benches in the village of Tolox. Be the …

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Travelling The Silver Way – Spain’s Ruta de la Plata from Andalucia to Asturias

The ‘Silver Route’ is one of Europe’s early trading and pilgrimage ways, linking the Bay of Biscay in the north …

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Bee Pollenating Almond Blossom Guaro Cortijo De Las Nieves Andrew Forbes Retrospective

Guaro’s ‘Dia del Almendro’ 27 January, 2013

Since Christmas the almond trees for which Guaro is renowned have been in blossom; normally these old, twisted trees burst …

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Parador – Antequera

Just a quick note about the Parador at Antequera; it’s a favourite of ours. We first discovered it when work …

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Osuna – Renaissance bling in the Hidden Andalucia

This remarkable town is chockful of ancient architecture; the university, monasteries and churches full of priceless sacred art. You can …

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Seville – and the magnificent Hotel Alfonso XIII

Today we arrived in Seville. Leaving some chilly, overcast wether on the coast, we arrived in the mild and sunny …

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Casarobonela – the Hidden Andalucia beyond the tourist trail

A cold beer, a glass of Rioja, and three tapas…how much do you think that should set you back? 10 …

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