Monthly Archives: November 2013

Spanish Music

by Robert Bovington Think of Spanish music and one immediately conjures up images of guitar music and flamenco. However, there is much more to the music of Spain than the soulful chants of gipsies and the strumming of guitars. Like … Continue reading

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Los Vélez

by Robert Bovington Los Vélez is situated in the Sierra de Maria in the north of the province of Almería. Within this area is the impressive Parque Natural de María-Los Vélez as well as the twin towns of Vélez Blanco … Continue reading

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Marbella

by Robert Bovington Marbella is advertised in holiday brochures as the most exclusive resort on the Costa del Sol, which could possibly mean that if people haven’t got loads of money they are excluded! Certainly it is the playground of … Continue reading

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Aragón

Aragón is an autonomous community in Northern Spain comprising the provinces of Huesca, Zaragoza and Teruel.  Zaragoza, the capital, with its many magnificent buildings, and the spectacular Ordesa National Park are both in Aragón. What else is Aragón famous for … Continue reading

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Autonomous Communities of Spain

by Robert Bovington Following the death of Franco and the accession of King Juan Carlos, a new Spanish Constitution was drafted in 1978. In order to appease the separatists, a highly decentralised state was established. The new Constitution recognised the … Continue reading

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Ronda & the White Towns – an article by Robert Bovington

Ronda is interesting. Apart from being one of the most attractive towns in southern Spain, it is famous for smuggling, banditry, hunting and bullfighting. view from the Puente Nuevo Tajo Gorge and Puente Nuevo view from the Alameda Gardens The … Continue reading

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The White Towns of Andalusia

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
 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…

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