Tag Archives: Spaghetti Westerns

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

Posted in Andalusia, Spain, Spanish Impressions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tabernas desert Almería

Originally posted on Spanish Impressions:
The Tabernas desert is the only true desert in Europe. It is located between the great rocky masses of the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra Alhamilla. The scenery here is startling – the…

Posted in Spain, Spanish Impressions | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Lennon in Almería

John Lennon wrote “Strawberry Fields Forever” in Almería. He got inspiration for the song in 1966, during the six weeks he spent filming “How I won the war”. He recorded the first demos of “Strawberry Fields Forever” at a large … Continue reading

Posted in Andalusia, Spain, Spanish Impressions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tabernas desert Almería

The Tabernas desert is the only true desert in Europe. It is located between the great rocky masses of the Sierra de los Filabres and the Sierra Alhamilla. The scenery here is startling – the arid yellow ochre landscape contrasts … Continue reading

Posted in Spain, Spanish Impressions | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment