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The Missing Brick of Pontedeume, Spain

Like many countries with Celtic origins, Galicia in the north of Spain is full of legends, superstitions and stories. On my way, exploring the entire region, I arrived in Pontedeume, which is located half way between La Coruna and Ferrol following the coast line. The...

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The Boot of Cap Finisterre, Spain

I have just come back from a four week trip criss-crossing of Galicia in the north of Spain. Compared to the popular south, the northern province is vastly underrated, which is totally unjustified given the many beautiful landscapes, interesting history, legends and...

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Music Festivals Sweep Spain

MURCIA, Spain, June 26, 2009 "“ This summer music lovers should head for a quiet region on Spain's Mediterranean coast. Murcia will be filled with the sound of music "“ jazz, blues, world and rock "“ from not one, but two major festivals. Kicking...

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Walk the Camino de Santiago

Top 10 Reasons to Walk the Camino de Santiago this Fall 10. For your body. Walking is proven to rejigger cholesterol levels and mood, in a good way. So says the Mayo Clinic. 9. For your soul. They say you can get an "indulgence" for making this pilgrimage. I'm not...

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Something about La Rioja

I love to search for charming little places around the world, the type that do not usually fall under the average tourist's wish-list, places I wish I could savour all by myself and hide from all you other thirsty travelers out there. But, alas, here I am in the...

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‘La Piedra’ in Vigo/Galicia

Forget about Paella, Flamenco and stomping feet when visiting Galica, the Spanish province in the northwest corner of the Iberian peninsula. Bordering the rough Atlantic Ocean rather than the mild Mediterranean, Galicia presents an all together different picture from...

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Walking on Mulhacen in the Sierra Nevada Mountains

The National Park bus (book ahead) drops people off at around 2,600 metres leaving just over 800 metres to the summit of Mulhacen the highest point in mainland Spain. The walk is through moorland like scenery and is not particularly steep at any point; it's just a...

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Thoughts in Spain (video podcast)

Okay, so it has been a while. Fortunately we are back and will have a bunch more great video podcasts coming soon. In this interview, our own Eileen, visits with Luis from Spain to talk about his culture's relaxed nature and appreciation for the finer things in life....

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PerryGolf’s Mediterranean Golf Cruises

Luxurious, 34-guest Callisto brings golfers within a chip shot of spectacular courses and historically important sights WILMINGTON, N.C. (May 16, 2008) "“ If a golf cruise to the Mediterranean onboard a private yacht to play spectacular courses and visit...

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New Railways in Spain

SPAIN'S NEW HIGH SPEED RAIL: TICKETS AND PASSES NOW AVAILABLE FROM RAIL EUROPE White Plains NY, March 25 2008 "“. Tickets and passes on the premium high-speed Spanish train, Alta Velocidad Española (AVE train), can be booked, in North America through Rail...

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Lions, Tigers and Bears — in Spain!

LIONS AND LEOPARDS AND CROCS, OLÉ New Immersion Zoo Opens in Valencia The first phase of a new state-of-the-art zoo has opened in Spain 's third largest city. At the $94 millionBioparc Valencia, visitors can watch antelope, zebras and gazelle gallop over the...

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Spain’s Art & Culture

Close your eyes and dream. Can you imagine an area that brings together stunning works by four great figures of 20th-century painting? This place exists. It is the Region of Catalonia, in northeastern Spain, birthplace of Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró and Antoni Tàpies...

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