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The cobbled streets of Granada: mosaic of pebbles

The cobbled streets of Granada: mosaic of pebbles

If you visit Granada you will certainly walk on the typical cobbled streets with different mosaic of pebbles, above all in the neighbourhood of the Albayzin, but you can find them as well in the Alhambra, and in other parts of the historical centre of Granada. Most of the mosaic designs on the streets represent only geometric or vegetable forms. Do…

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Why should you come to Andalusia?

Why should you come to Andalusia?

  Bridge between East and West Andalusia’s position between Europe and Africa, a bridge between East and West, has made it home to a rich and varied mix of cultures. Our region always managed to conquer the hearts of those who conquered her, and they stayed. History is our collective memory and our identity. Averroes, Maimónides, Ibn al Jatib, Falla,…

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The rain in Spain falls mainly…

The rain in Spain falls mainly…

“The rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain” is a song from the musical My Fair Lady. It is a one-liner to practice the correct way to pronounce the diphthong “ai” and has nothing to do with the reality of rainfall in Spain… Do you know where we have the highest and the lowest rainfall in Spain? Exactly, in…

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