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Sea kayaking off the beach at Maro, Nerja

Whilst we were in Nerja, we headed to the beach at Maro – it’s one of my favourite bays on …

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Thermas De Carratraca Villa Padierna Spain

Immerse yourself in an Andalusian Spa

The Romans made bathing an integral part of their culture, so understandably when they occupied Iberia they were quick to …

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Sierra Nevada Early June

Mountain Mania – snowy peaks in June, Sierra Nevada

The highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada range are still capped with snow! The Mulhacén and Pico del Veleta at almost …

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Badlands Guadix

Troglodyte living – the bioclimatic cave houses of Guadix!

For me, the thought of troglodyte cavemen brings to mind either prehistoric man or those Captain Caveman cartoons. Yet in …

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Alpujarras Andrew Forbes Andalucia Diary Blog

Leaving the mountain rivers for the desert – Almeria

Before we leave the lush landscape of the Sierra Nevada natural park, we visited a small organic winery, Cortijo el …

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Chimney Pots Alpujarras

From gassy springs to green sheep – the mountain villages of the Taha Valley, Alpujarras, Granada

From Lanjaron the road winds north easterly, through the quintessentially Andalusian mountain villages of the Taha Valley, Alpujarras, in the …

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Cocktails and croquettas in the Alpujarras, Sierra Nevada

With its long hot summers, it comes as little surprise that Andalucía has such a seductively intoxicating selection of refreshing …

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Cakes and Mitres in Santa Fe, Granada

Twinned with its name sake in New Mexico in the States, Santa Fe is a small town near Granada in …

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The Lodge Fuente De La Higuera Ronda

Five of the best villas and cortijos in Andalucia

Contrary to perceived wisdom, Andalucia is so much more than package holidays and all-inclusive resorts. With Europe’s best climate, stunning …

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