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Walking the Via Verde (Agost)
Walking the Via Verde (Agost)

Walking the Via Verde (Agost)

All around Spain you will find a network of footpaths constructed along disused railway lines. These are known as Via Verdes or green routes. A short drive inland from Alicante is the town of Agost, well known for its craftsmen…

Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!
Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!

Peniscola – Picture Postcard Perfect!

We recently enjoyed a wonderful short break in the picture postcard town of Peñiscola, at the northern end of the Comunidad Valenciana in the province of Castellón. It’s a place we’d driven past many times and for the past six…

Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands
Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands

Historical Military Museum of the Canary Islands

Anyone with even a slight interest in Spain’s military history really should visit the Military Museum in Santa Cruz de Tenerife if they are ever on the island. Allow a couple of hours or you’ll be rushing round. Free to…

Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir
Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir

Güéjar Sierra and the Canales Reservoir

Sometimes you discover a place entirely by accident. Güéjar Sierra is a great example of this. How we had never heard of the “Switzerland of Southern Spain” is a mystery! Back in March we had been in the Sierra Nevada…

Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown
Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown

Granada and the Alhambra – Post Lockdown

With reports of the Alhambra being relatively crowd free, and tickets easy to get, we decided to hot-foot it down to Granada for a few days. Hot, sticky, but very much worth it. A bit different to our last visit…

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