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Ca Pinet – a revolutionary cafe
Ca Pinet – a revolutionary cafe

Ca Pinet – a revolutionary cafe

Visiting Casa Pinet in the small mountain village of Tarbena was such a quirky experiences. Sadly though, they lost their fight to stay in the village and have moved, lock, stock and barrel to Alcalalí. The good news is that…

Guardians of Stone – Alicante’s Castles

Guardians of Stone – Alicante’s Castles

Wherever you travel in the province of Alicante you will see fortifications of some sort. Some are just the ruins of an old fort, others are restored towers, but many are fully fledged castles just waiting for you to explore them. I…

The First of Many Foreigners
The First of Many Foreigners

The First of Many Foreigners

Back in 1963 Nils Gäbel and his family sailed from their native Sweden and came across the small harbour town of Torrevieja. How different it must have looked back then, for he became the first foreigner to settle in the town. Imagine…

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