Monthly Archives: February 2012

John Lennon in Almería

John Lennon wrote “Strawberry Fields Forever” in Almería. He got inspiration for the song in 1966, during the six weeks he spent filming “How I won the war”. He recorded the first demos of “Strawberry Fields Forever” at a large … Continue reading

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Albéniz – Echoes of Spain

Isaac Albéniz was born in Catalonia in 1860 and was a child prodigy. He started playing music, particularly the piano, from the age of four and, when only nine years old, ran away to Central America. He didn’t return to … Continue reading

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The Alcazaba Almería – an article by Robert Bovington

The Alcazaba is an enormous fortress that dominates the city of Almería, standing as it does on a hill overlooking the town and the sea. It was built in the tenth century but over the centuries it has had further … Continue reading

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A nice little article by Ambersol about Teteria Almedina, a Moroccan tea house in Almería. I’ve been there in the past and can confirm that it is a pleasant place to have afternoon tea.

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I enjoyed this little article about Almería…

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Almería – iglesia san pedro

Named after St. Peter, it was one of three parish churches founded by the ‘Catholic Monarchs’, the others being San Juan (St. John) and Santiago (St. James). An earthquake destroyed it in 1790 but the present day church, built in … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada

Originally posted on Martyn Thompson Photography:
With all the snow very much in the news just now I thought it was time I went off in search of some so yesterday, Amber & I set off to the Sierra Nevada.…

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