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Málaga: A (sort of) river runs through it
A white van is parked under a bridge while two city council workers collect old cardboard boxes, plastic bags and other piles of rubbish. Dog owners let their excited pets off the lead... READ MORE
The Countess, the castle and the colonia.
What does a medieval castle in a small Spanish town and a modern housing estate in Madrid have in common? You might be surprised to learn that both are linked to the last... READ MORE
History Lives in Carabanchel
This Saturday, I took a short train ride, but a long trip back in time to find out more about the first inhabitants of the lively and diverse neighbourhood of Carabanchel. Most of... READ MORE
Pig Out! – The porcine traditions of La Alberca.
Every August I visit the town of La Alberca for a language immersion programme and to escape the heat of Madrid. Nestled in the Sierra de Francia region of Salamanca, the area is... READ MORE