Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar

by Robert Bovington In the south of Spain, a few miles east of Almería, there is a delightful area that offers miles of unspoilt beaches with secluded coves, sand dunes and much more within a protected coastal reserve. It is … Continue reading

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Córdoba

by Robert Bovington Córdoba was once the most important and richest city in the western world. It’s pretty good now as I recently discovered when I visited this beautiful city. It is one of the great cities of Spain. Along … Continue reading

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The White Towns of Andalusia

 by Robert Bovington Whilst I frequently holiday on the Costa del Sol, I rarely spend much time in Benalmádena or Fuengirola – instead, I explore the mountain villages of Cádiz and Málaga. I visit places like Grazalema, Olvera, Setenil, Benaoján … Continue reading

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Burgos Cathedral

Interesting article with beautiful photos of Burgos Cathedral from watsonstravels blog:- Nancy and Chuck – Retirement in Ecuador: Burgos, Spain – The Cathedral:

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Natural Parks and other protected areas in Spain

by Robert Bovington My article on National Parks highlighted the fact that Spain has a great variety of landscapes and that it is good at protecting its natural spaces – so much so, that it was one of the first … Continue reading

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National Parks in Spain

National Parks by Robert Bovington Spain has a greater range of landscapes than any other country in Europe. It also has an impressive record for protecting its environment – it was one of the first countries in Europe to establish … Continue reading

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Valladolid

Valladolid is the capital of Castile-Leon, that vast region to the northwest of Madrid. At first sight, it appears a large, modern, industrial city but there are many reminders of the glorious era when Valladolid was the home and birthplace … Continue reading

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