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Walking in the Alpujarra area of Andalusia

The rolling foothills of the Alpujarras region of Andalusia are still a pretty well-kept secret. Step away from the sand of the Costa Tropical and wind your way uphill, where a patchwork quilt of open countryside – most of it unchanged since Moorish times – unfurls before you, as far as the eye can see. 300 more words


El GAA en español.

  1. Introducción

Para quien no lo conozca, puede parecer como un tipo de cruce entre fútbol, rugby y baloncesto (en el caso de fútbol gaélico) o hockey y rugby (hablando de hurling). 1,629 more words


Andalucía Itinerary and Costs

Letter 121

How much does it cost to travel to and through Spain?

From 17th May to 29th June 2017 I spent my days sunning myself in Southern Spain and exploring 3 beautiful Andalusian cities. 1,266 more words


3 beautiful days in Granada. (5-8/01/18)

Well, the term beautiful is arguable, as the weather wasn’t fantastic. In fact, I think I was shaking for most of the time there, that’s how cold it was there, and wet! 210 more words


Christmas Vibes under the Andalucían Sun

One of the best things on our Christmas holiday in the South of Spain? Light. Light. Light. Sunlight. Sunrays. After a long period of moist darkness in Finland, my every cell was yearning for solar energy. 642 more words


El asiedo [book review]

Just finished this long book by Arturo Pérez-Reverte that I bought after reading the fascinating Dos de Mayo about the rebellion of the people of Madrid against the Napoleonian occupants. 200 more words



When I went to Nerja in 2016, I was hoping to do a hike to Frigiliana. My excuse for not doing it was either not finding it or the bus timetable (or both).  594 more words