Post Tagged with: "Andalucia"

Cave Dwellings of Benalua

The Cave Dwellings of Benalua

In the book “South of Granada” the author, Gerald Brenan writes about the troglodytes of Guadix, a murderous community of bandits found in the desert around Guadix, preying on the hapless traveller.  Ever since I read the book I’ve been meaning to check the area out – after all he was in Andalusia in […]

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Sunshine and Rain - La Taha

Exploring Andalucia – La Taha

The weather so far this trip has been changeable to say the least! We headed off in the morning to Trevelez, the (second) highest village in Spain at 1486 metres above sea level. The village is famous for its air cured hams and the marketplace is amply furnished with shops selling […]

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A Week in Las Alpajurras

Las Alpajurras is a region of spain I’ve wanted to visit for years. Situated on the edge of the Sierra Nevada national park, it has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. I based myself in Orviga, a small town at the base of the mountains with good […]

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