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“A delightful oasis of peace in the centre of Benalmadena”

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Frigiliana – a pueblo blanco in Andalusia

by Robert Bovington I have visited Frigiliana on a number of occasions. It is an attractive pueblo blanco, a short drive from the equally pretty coastal town of Nerja. Administratively it is part of Torrox in the Axarquia region of … Continue reading

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Costa del Sol

by Robert Bovington The Costa del Sol is essentially the coastal areas of Málaga province in the south of Spain. This ‘Sun Coast’ stretches from Estepona in the west to Nerja in the east of the province.Originally, it was a … Continue reading

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Málaga – the Costa del Sol’s cultural centre

Málaga, the second largest city in Andalucía, is surprisingly attractive given its close proximity to the Costa del Sol. In recent years, it has made some concessions to tourism but the changes made have only further enhanced the city’s reputation … Continue reading

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Mijas – a pueblo blanco in the Costa del Sol

Mijas, a pueblo blanco, is situated in the foothills of the coastal mountain range that overlooks the Costa de Sol. Mijas itself is a typical pretty mountain town but due to it’s close proximity to Fuengirola it get’s a tad … Continue reading

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Ronda

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. Ronda – Puente Nuevo © Robert Bovington The town is located in one … Continue reading

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Antequera

by Robert Bovington Antequera, as its name suggests, is old – so old that the Romans named it Antiquaria. Bronze Age burial grounds are to be found in the north-eastern outskirts of the town – the Dólmen de Menga and … Continue reading

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