Category: Spain

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Guest post – 50 Interesting Facts about Spanish Culture

Are you learning Spanish? Maybe you’d love to live in Spain or just visit? Whatever the case, Spain is an amazing country rich in history and culture. From the food to the music to...

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Sing through Spain on October 8th in London!

ECHOES FESTIVAL | Family Concert: Singing Through Spain with the Aglaia Trio Sun 8 October 2017, 3.30pm St Saviour’s Church St George’s Square, Lupus Street, Pimlico London SW1V 3QW United Kingdom ‘A unique exploration...

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Where they buried Francisco Franco, Spain’s dictator from 1939-1975

Today we delve into Spain’s history. This is the Valley of the Fallen, or Valle de los Caídos. It is situated close to Madrid, a little to the north west. Only rarely these days do...

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Where the Spanish made cannon balls for the Siege of Gibraltar (1779-1783)

I have just had the pleasure of spending two nights in a rural hotel on the edge of Jimena de la Frontera, about an hour’s drive north from Gibraltar. Curiously enough, this building served as...

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