Monthly Archives: December 2012

Guadix (a town of troglodytes)

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
Guadix is a town in the province of Granada that occupies part of an elevated plateau among the northern foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Guadix Cathedral When I visited the town I thought it a…

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Natural Parks and other protected areas in Spain

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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National Parks in Spain

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN SPAIN

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
by Robert Bovington biosphere reserve –sign in the Sierra de las Nieves Spain has a rich scenic diversity and vast areas of the country remain wild, rugged and sparsely populated. Not only that, but large…

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La Boqueria

Originally posted on Postcards from Spain:
a display in La Boqueria (photo from ‘A Window To Spain’ facebook) The world-famous La Boqueria, the 19th century market, is located in La Rambla. It is Spain’s biggest and oldest market. I read…

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Ronda

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
Ronda is interesting. Apart from being one of the most attractive towns in southern Spain, it is famous for smuggling, banditry, hunting and bullfighting. Puente Nuevo The town is located in one of the most…

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Tarifa

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
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…

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