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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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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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