Views from the Parasol in Seville
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A Hot Day in Seville

As I crossed the city of Seville on foot with my little pink suitcase in tow I thought that I must indeed be crazy. I had just arrived at Seville’s Central Station on a regular summer day. The mercury just hit 37 degrees and fleetingly I was wondering why the...

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23 October
Geraniums under the windows
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The truth behind Santillana del Mar

They say that Santillana del Mar tells three lies in its name. First of all, there is no Saint here. Then, the countryside is not flat - (Spanish: “llana”). Lastly, the village is not located by the sea. Yet, once you visit you can quickly forgive this place for being...

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31 August
Cathedral Beach is perfect for photography
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A Cathedral of the Sea: Praia das Catedrais

I never realised how diverse Spain would be. All my life, I have only known the deep south and the Mediterranean Coast, both of which are mostly dry, yellow, and dusty in summer. But Galicia, in the country’s north western corner, is a different story altogether. The landscape here is green...

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21 August