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

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Sierra de Gádor – a mountain range in southern Spain

by Robert Bovington The Sierra de Gádor mountain range is situated in the south-western corner of the province of Almería. It belongs to the Betic system, specifically the Cordillera Penibética. The maximum altitude is 2249 meters – the summit of … Continue reading

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Ávila

by Robert Bovington Ávila is the highest city in Spain. It is 3,715 feet above sea level and is situated on a plateau that is surrounded by even loftier mountains. It is a good place to visit but not to … Continue reading

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Pampaneira in the Alpujarras

Pampaneira © Robert Bovington Pampaneira is an extremely photogenic location with narrow streets, a fine Gothic church with a wooden roof in Mudéjar style, and several cafes and shops, which though ‘touristy’ are nevertheless delightful. The view from the road … 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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Salamanca Cathedral

The New Cathedral is one of a pair, aptly named Catedral Nueva (new) and Catedral Vieja (old). They are physically connected to each other – the new one was begun in 1513 when it was decided that the old cathedral … Continue reading

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Gergal, Almeri­a

Gérgal is a pleasant little town that stands on the banks of the river of the same name. Visitors can spend an enjoyable hour strolling the streets lined with the whitewashed buildings typical of Andalucía. Bougainvillea cascades lovingly down the … Continue reading

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