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El Fondo and the end of the Civil War
El Fondo and the end of the Civil War

El Fondo and the end of the Civil War

The tiny village of El Fondó (El Hondón – not to be confused with other nearby towns with similar names) is located around 50km inland from the city of Alicante. Don’t be fooled by its size, a huge part of…

Digging into Bigastro’s Past
Digging into Bigastro’s Past

Digging into Bigastro’s Past

Bigastro is a small town inland from the southern Costa Blanca. It’s a nice place for a wander around and there is a recently created walking trail, the Ruta Alquibla, that takes in the town and the countryside on both…

A Spanish History Lesson in Pilar de la Horadada
A Spanish History Lesson in Pilar de la Horadada

A Spanish History Lesson in Pilar de la Horadada

Every town has a Casa de Cultura. This usually houses a small museum and various temporary exhibitions. The one in Pilar de la Horadada, just on the Valencia Community side of the the border with the Murcia Region, is well worth…

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