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Cortijo Los Frailes

Cortijo de los Frailes, Almeria

A simmering feud between two families in 1930s Andalucía was the inspiration for Federico Garcia Lorca‘s classic play, the ‘Blood …

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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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Natural & organic fruit and veg market – Coin (Malaga province)

Today I was introduced to the local natural and organic fruit and veg market in Coín. My guide and vegetarian, organic food evangelist was Natalie, vegetarian food writer, cook, stylist and restaurant consultant.

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Almonds

Picking almonds – surprisingly therapeutic

This evening I enjoyed some peace and solitude, picking almonds from the trees around the cortijo. The temperature was so …

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Travel Andrew Forbes Cazorla Natural Park Spain 20.07.2012

Andalucía’s Range of Light – the magnificent natural park of Cazorla, Segura and Las Villas

Once you arrive in Cazorla you are struck by the sheer scale of this vast area of protected nature. The …

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The stunning La Donana National Park nature reserve & El Rocia, Huelva Province

For years I have wanted to experience La Doñana National Park. Located in the west of Andalucía, in the province …

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Discovering Jardin Nazari – El Jardin de los Sentidos – the garden of the five senses

Take the old road from the coast towards Granada that snakes through dramatic landscapes and one will discover the picturesque …

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