Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mijas (a pueblo blanco nr Málaga)

There are many pueblo blancos in the province of Málaga including my favourite, Mijas. It is situated in the foothills of the coastal mountain range that overlooks the coast. The town’s maze of old Moorish streets are awash with colour … Continue reading

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Benidorm

Twenty-nine years ago, my wife and I enjoyed a two-week package tour holiday in Benidorm. Yes, really – we enjoyed it! I am not quite sure how we came to decide to visit the Costa Blanca for a holiday – … Continue reading

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Tabernas desert Almería

The Tabernas desert is the only true desert in Europe. It is located between the great rocky masses of the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra Alhamilla. The scenery here is startling – the arid yellow ochre landscape contrasts … Continue reading

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Pigs to the slaughter | Olive Press Newspaper Spain | News

Pigs to the slaughter | Olive Press Newspaper Spain | News: ‘via Blog this’ Interesting article about killing of pigs every November in Andalucía.

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Gibraltar

Because Gibraltar is located on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula, I thought I would include it in this blog. Anyway, the Spanish contest ownership of the British colony! (though since they possess bits of the Moroccan mainland – … Continue reading

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Cartagena

Cartagena is old. It already had an illustrious past when the Roman general, Scipio, renamed it Carthago Nova – New Carthage – in 209 BC. The city is an important port and naval base but its glory days were in … Continue reading

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Amazon.es: robert bovington

Amazon.es: robert bovington: 1. Spanish Matters de Robert Bovington (Tapa blanda – 3 noviembre 2009) Cómpralo nuevo: EUR 11,07 EUR 10,51 Para recibirlo el miércoles, noviembre 23, cómpralo antes de 27 minutos y elige el envío 1 día. Envío GRATIS … Continue reading

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