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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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Rodaquilar – old gold mine

Rodaquilar – old gold mine © Robert Bovington This part of Spain has always had an abundance of raw materials and this area of the Cabo de Gata has been extensively mined for 2000 years. The Romans extracted silver here. … Continue reading

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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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The Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar

Article about the beautiful and unspoilt Cabo de Gata The Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata-Níjar.

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Almería – the film capital of Spain?

by Robert Bovington Well, the city of Almería has been used as the location for a number of films including ‘Patton’ (1969) and ‘Never say never again’ (1983). However, I was thinking more of the province of Almería especially the … Continue reading

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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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BIOSPHERE RESERVES IN SPAIN

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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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