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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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Salinas De Cabo De Gata Andalucia Diary

Sitting on a gold mine – Almeria’s geological heritage

The volcanic landscape of Almeria is surely what geologists must dream about in their sleep!  Huge fragments of rock, known …

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Rambla De Los Yesos Canyon

Canyon country – Rambla de los Yesos, Almeria

Just a quick note about this wonderful hike (PR-A 16), near Alboloduy in Almeria. Put on your hiking boots here for …

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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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Fuente Agria Andalucia Diary .com

Spring water choices – Fuente Agria, near Portugos

With the immense snow capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada, the area of the Alpujarras is all about natural water. …

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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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Hotel Alcadima.com

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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Almeria From 35000 Feet Andrew Forbes Lr

How green are these greehouses? Almeria’s billion euro produce industry…

Do you know where you fruit and vegetables come from? Take a look at the label and it’s as if …

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