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Beach Life Andrew Forbes Picnic Marbella Cropped

Beach life Marbella – favourite restaurants, beach bars and chiringuitos on the coast

Despite the crowds, traffic and heat, I still enjoy summer on the coast.  Towards the end of each day, as …

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Sailors

‘Virgen del Carmen…guapa!!’ – celebrating the patron saint of fishermen, sailors and coastal communities

It’s that time of year again, when along the coast fireworks light up the sky and the streets are filled …

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Aqualia

Green innovation in Chiclana de la Frontera

Green and sometimes a bit on the smelly side, algae is usually no friend to the coastal communities of Andalucía, …

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Henrie Haldane Art

Henrie Haldane Art at the Hotel Sacrastia

Cadiz Province and the Costa del la Luz is one of my favourite parts of Andalucia. Having just flown into …

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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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Tarifa Town, Cadiz Province, Costa de la Luz, Andalucia

I love the coast around Tarifa, continental Europe’s most southerly point. The beaches, despite pressures from developers and short sighted …

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La Grace is still grounded on a sand bank, near Marbella’s fishing port

This is a sad sight; the replica brig 'La Grace', a training vessel from the Czech Republic broke anchor on …

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La Almendra Y El Gitano Almeria

Tranquility in hidden Europe – ‘La Almenda y El Gitano’, near Agua Amargas, Almeria, Andalucia

The dry heat is glorious; we’re in Almeria, the eastern province of Andalucía.  It’s not well known, and most know …

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Salobrena – worth a visit – Costa Tropical, Granada

Although most of Salobreña’s old town has been rebuilt, the ‘old town’, which sits atop a prominence, overlooking rustic market …

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