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More photos of Vélez

This street was just above oursThe chuch and the castle (torreón). The house was between the two. Advertisements

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Vélez de Benadaulla

We spent the last month of our stay in this enchanting village about 15 minutes from the coast. Though very small, it attracts a lot of tourists and the mountainous area to the north and east (La Alpujarra) is very … Continue reading

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Lorca and his family’s summer house in Granada

It was located on the outskirts of Granada but is now within the city. The property is a park and the house is a small museum.  In his room, they have the desk at which he wrote many of his … Continue reading

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More photos of Granada

These are some great photos I found on the Internet. They give an idea of the feel and magic of the city. This is right in the city center. This river separates the old part of the city to the … Continue reading

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Stag nights in Spain

One tradition  I wasn’t aware of involves all the groom’s friends dressing up in the same outfit. We have seen groups dressed as bullfighters and other characters. These guys were with Aladdin (not in the picture). Every Saturday we have … Continue reading

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A day trip to Guadix

Another place that was new to me, about an hour’s drive east of Granada. Look it up and read about it. Thousands of cave houses, and caves once inhabited by cavemen.

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Day in Nerja

I had never been to the Balcón de Europa. It was full of tourists. It is a truly beautiful spot. The statue is of King Alfonso XII, who christened  it the Balcón de Europa during a visit in the late … Continue reading

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