Monthly Archives: August 2012

Cartagena

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
Cartagena is old. It already had an illustrious past when the Roman general, Scipio, renamed it Carthago Nova – New Carthage – in 209 BC. Cartagena_Gran Hotel The city is an important port and naval…

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Gibraltar

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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Tabernas desert Almería

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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Benidorm

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
Twenty-nine years ago, my wife and I enjoyed a two-week package tour holiday in Benidorm. Yes, really – we enjoyed it! Benidorm 1982 I am not quite sure how we came to decide to visit…

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