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

A delightful oasis of peace and tranquility in the Costa del Sol Continue reading

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Vizcaya

by Robert Bovington The area of northern Spain that we British know as Biscay is called Bizkaia by the people who live there – but then they are Basques! The Spanish people as a whole call it Vizcaya. Be that … 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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Guernica

 In April 1937, at the behest of General Francisco Franco, the German Luftwaffe bombed the Basque city of Guernica with great devastation and loss of life.  So incensed was the artist Pablo Picasso at this episode in the Spanish Civil … 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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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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