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A mixture of comments, blogs, articles, web sites etc on Expat life in Spain including my published articles. Recently published Kindle eBook Spain Re-Exposed. For more: https://spainreexposed.wordpress.com/
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TIM Spain - TIM Spain, the Costa Blanca´s No.1 FREE Magazine!

TIM Spain - TIM Spain, the Costa Blanca´s No.1 FREE Magazine! | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
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My article is 'How to be a Pilgrim' the Alicante - Santa Faz pilgrimage
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Spain makes up for lost time in Cuba

Spain makes up for lost time in Cuba | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Navy training ship, acting foreign minister and a business delegation all set to visit the island in the coming weeks
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Is Madrid about to get the European Union’s tallest skyscraper?

Is Madrid about to get the European Union’s tallest skyscraper? | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
A developer is planning a six-tower complex in the capital, but still lacks municipal authorization to build
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Busot ―the base camp for an adventure weekend - Comunitat Valenciana

Busot ―the base camp for an adventure weekend - Comunitat Valenciana | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Busot es la población más cercana a la Sierra del Cabeçó d’Or, lugar emblemático para la práctica de la escalada, la espeleología y la bicicleta de montaña.
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Pretty little place, I wrote an article on Busot, online here - https://issuu.com/timadmin/docs/timdec15
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This month my final article on Cuba - 'Cocktails in Cuba' is published. Also online here https://spainreexposed.files.wordpress.com/2016/04/cocktails-in-cuba-pt3-compressed.pdf

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Romería de Santa Faz. Alicante City & ·Experience

Romería de Santa Faz. Alicante City & ·Experience | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Es una de las romerías más multitudinarias de todo el país. Dos jueves después del Jueves Santo tiene lugar “La Peregrina”, La Romería de Santa Faz.
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I will be walking the route with 1,000s of other pilgrims.
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Fotogalería: Top hiking trails in Spain

Fotogalería: Top hiking trails in Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
From the Canary Islands to the forests of Navarre, a look at some of the spots that offer the most beautiful scenery in the country
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Caminito del Rey (El Chorro, Malaga) is currently closed, more here - http://www.surinenglish.com/20160331/news/costasol-malaga/path-that-brought-millions-201603312047.html

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Balearic Islands to Charge Tourist Tax from This Summer | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain

Balearic Islands to Charge Tourist Tax from This Summer | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
The regional government of the Balearic Islands has decided to implement the 'tourist tax' from July this year.
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Seven Spanish Wines Amongst Those Regarded the Best in the World | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain

Seven Spanish Wines Amongst Those Regarded the Best in the World | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Wine tasters across the globe met in Madrid last weekend to vote on the best wines in the world.
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Las Cuevas de Canelobre en Busot - AlicanteOut.com

Las Cuevas de Canelobre en Busot - AlicanteOut.com | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Las cuevas de Canelobre son uno de los atractivos turísticos de mayor interés, no solo de Busot, sino de todo Alicante. De esta forma, miles de turistas aprovechan sus vacaciones en la playa para acercarse a ver esta maravilla natural. Estas cuevas se encuentran a 700 metros de altitud en la ladera septentrional de la sierra …
Rob Innis's insight:
Well worth a visit! You can buy a ticket that also gives you entry to the musical instruments museum in Busot village centre (great little hotel next door, perfect for coffee etc)
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8 great Spanish Easter break ideas

8 great Spanish Easter break ideas | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Relaxing and fun escapes for making the most out of the first holiday of the year, which coincides with the start of spring
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TIM Spain - TIM Spain, the Costa Blanca´s No.1 FREE Magazine!

TIM Spain - TIM Spain, the Costa Blanca´s No.1 FREE Magazine! | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
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My article this month is 'Cocktails in Cuba Pt 2'

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Corpus Christi, a holiday about the Valencian society - Comunitat Valenciana

Corpus Christi, a holiday about the Valencian society - Comunitat Valenciana | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
El Corpus Christi, una fiesta que habla sobre la sociedad valenciana. Del 26 al 29 de mayo las calles del centro de Valencia y Ciutat Vella se engalanan en una de las celebraciones más hermosas de España.
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Color, parades and historical representation conquer Alcoy in spring - Comunitat Valenciana

Color, parades and historical representation conquer Alcoy in spring - Comunitat Valenciana | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Los Moros y Cristianos de Alcoy, que se celebran los próximos días 22, 23 y 24 de abril, son una de las fiestas más sorprendentes que existen en España.
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My U3A group visited again yesterday - fabulous beer. My earlier article online here https://spainreexposed.wordpress.com/recent-stuff/
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Property Purchases Shoot Up in February | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain

Property Purchases Shoot Up in February | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
February was a fantastic month for property sales.
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A guide to some of Spain’s best (and cheapest) ‘menús del día’

A guide to some of Spain’s best (and cheapest) ‘menús del día’ | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Whether it’s in a classic tavern or modern fusion eatery, it’s easy to find great meals for €15 or less throughout Spain
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Alicante and Japan join together at the Manga Convention - Comunitat Valenciana

Alicante and Japan join together at the Manga Convention - Comunitat Valenciana | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
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The path that has brought millions to revive a struggling local economy. Surinenglish.com

The path that has brought millions to revive a struggling local economy. Surinenglish.com | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
A year ago, in the crazy race around the end of March to see how many new infrastructures could be inaugurated in that small legal ?window? between elections, Álora and Ardales saw their biggest
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Very disappointing as my walking group had been planning (for months) to walk the route in April!!
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The Oldest Store in Spain | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain

The Oldest Store in Spain | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
THe oldest store in Spain was established in 1871 and it is still a thriving business and now a popular tourist attraction.
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China-Madrid train route making slow progress

China-Madrid train route making slow progress | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Longest rail service in the world brings tons of Chinese goods to Spain, but returns half empty
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British PM chooses Lanzarote for Easter break for third year in a row

British PM chooses Lanzarote for Easter break for third year in a row | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Spain appears to be preferred destination for David Cameron
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Live and hang on to the biggest party in Valencia, ‘Las Fallas.’ - Comunitat Valenciana

Live and hang on to the biggest party in Valencia, ‘Las Fallas.’ - Comunitat Valenciana | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Las Fallas visten de fiesta a Valencia Se acercan las Fallas de Valencia y en la Comunitat Valenciana estamos de fiesta. La fragancia de las flores, la luz, el color, el sonido de la música o la pólvora y el fuego, inundarán durante varios días todo el litoral mediterráneo.
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The 10 Best Car Routes in Spain | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain

The 10 Best Car Routes in Spain | Spanish News in English - On The Pulse of Spain | Spain Exposed | Scoop.it
Whatever the weather or season in Spain, it’s always a great time to jump in the car and carry out a road trip. Obviously, during the summer months, it’s probably better to see the sights in the north of the country, and in the winter, travel around the south.
The Spanish landscape is one of the most varied in Europe. It’s not all just sun, sand and sea. In saying that, you could be crossing arid deserts or cruising along some low-lying coastal roads, but let’s not forget the hundreds of mountain passes or fields and fields of farmland too.
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