Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Church…

Cathedral de la Encarnación de Malaga does not open onto a massive square.  Nor is it situated on the highest ground in the city.  So you approach it through the narrow streets of the old town.   This means that it may not pack a punch with its first impression.   But this is truly a beautiful […]

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Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Walk

This is a walk for views – views of the city,  the coast,  the mountains.   It starts at the Roman ruins and passes by the 2 Moorish fortresses in the city and offers a great panorama of the area.     Our walk begins about 450m from the cathedral at Teatro Romano.  The theatre was built in […]

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Malaga in a hurry – So you’ve time for only one Market…

Well that’s an easy one – forget about the tourist haunts and head to Malaga’s Central Market.   The Mercado Central de Atarazanas occupies a site that has been in use since the 14th century.   Starting out as an Arabic shipyard with water all the way to the entrance,  it later served as a convent,  military […]

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Malaga – So you think its just an Airport!!

Well that’s OK … because so did I!  And what’s more,  I did’t even realise Malaga was actually on the coast.   For some reason or other I’d an image of visitors having a bit of a journey from the airport to the sea.  I’d often heard,  and read,  that it was a great city in […]

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Beyond Barcelona – A Road Trip on the Costa Brava

Are you like me I wonder – as soon as I hear the words ‘Costa Brava’,  I’m spirited back to that anthem of the early 70’s which stuck in the pop charts for months and to this day is probably still churned out in campsites and hotels as guests snake around the dance floor in […]

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