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Restaurante Del Escudero – Ronda

Restaurante Del Escudero is the sister restaurant to the acclaimed Tragabuches. Set in a beautiful house on the edge of  …

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Tarifa revisited…again…

As I ended the call, sitting overlooking the azure waters of the straits, I was thankful to be working in …

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Easter In Istan

An Easter Sunday afternoon in the pueblo of Istan

Istan is a small mountain village, within spitting distance of Marbella. Like most small municipalities here, they used to run …

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Easter In Malaga Semana Santa Andalucia

Traditional Easter Processions in Malaga, Andalucia

Incense filled the streets; crowds spilled into the streets; street vendors had arrived early to secure the best trading spots, …

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Tapas with a modern twist

Creatively and contemporarily served, the tapas plate of cheese included a fragrant blue, local goat and a grilled cheese, presented …

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San Juan Venta, Genal Valley, on the Rio Genal

In the heart of the genal valley, this traditional venta serves some tasty grub, game and grilled meats and is …

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More please…

As a Piscean, March kindly brings me back in touch with friends I have not seen in a while, with …

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Un paseo por Cadiz

At least two thousand hands clapped in unison; in the distinctive Flamenco, Andaluz style that anyone who has been to …

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Casa Convento La Almoraima Courtyar

Castellar de la Frontera, Cadiz Province

You have to choose second and third gears to negotiate the narrow and at sometimes precipitous, winding road up to …

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In My Back Yard

Tonight is the night before Tres Reyes Magos (Three Kings) festival, with parades across Spain. Kids everywhere getting excited about …

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