Monthly Archives: September 2011

Tarifa

If you want to see Morocco without actually risking life and limb, go to Tarifa – the coast of North Africa and the Rif mountains are clearly visible from this the most southerly of towns in mainland Spain! Seriously though, … Continue reading

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Níjar

Níjar has a distinct Moorish feel about it with its narrow streets and whitewashed houses. It lies in the foothills of the Sierra Alhamilla and is popular with tourists who make the short excursion from coastal towns like Roquetas de … Continue reading

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Laujar de Andarax

Laujar de Andarax is a town in theAlpujarras with a special charm and a turbulent history. It nestles in thefoothills of the Sierra Nevada. Opposite arethe mountains of the Sierra de Gádor whilst a fertile valley separates the twomountain ranges. … Continue reading

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Castillo de La Calahorra

The town of La Calahorra lies at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. It has a magnificent castle, the Castillo-Palacio de La Calahorra. Driving from the Alpujarras to Granada via the Puerto de Ragua pass, the only road to traverse … Continue reading

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Costa Tropical

The Costa Tropical by Robert Bovington The Costa Tropical is the coastal region of the province of Granada sandwiched between the Costa del Sol to the west and the Costa Almería in the east. It is called the Costa Tropical … Continue reading

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