Where to see the Best Flamenco in Córdoba, Spain

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When I was a child, if anyone ever mentioned Spain, my mind would instantly be filled with images of whirling dancers, red skirts swishing round and castanets clicking, with onlookers clapping and shouting “¡Olé!”. 

When I was 27, I moved to Spain. Andalucía, to be precise- the birthplace of Flamenco. I soon realised that my young imaginings were not as naïve as they seemed; rather, the culture of Flamenco penetrates the ground and the air here. 

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Frigiliana: Andalucía’s Most Beautiful Village with a Bloody Past

Yes, Frigiliana, situated seven kilometres north of Nerja in the Málaga province with a population of only 3000, was actually voted the ‘prettiest village in Andalucía’ by the Spanish Tourism Board.

It’s not hard to see why!

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Córdoba Pueblo Series: Cardeña

Córdoba is not just the city you see in Google Image searches, replete with photos of its grand Mezquita and the exotic Alcázar; it is a province, made up of 75 municipalities then 8 co-marcas. In this series of posts, I want to highlight these sometimes hidden or overlooked beauty spots which can be reached by car in usually less than an hour.

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Tantalising Tarifa: White Sandy Beaches, Dolphin Spotting and Zen…

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The white sands of Bolonia Beach, Tarifa

Tarifa almost doesn’t even look like Spain. The typical terrain of miles and miles of olive trees and sun-scorched land that you see along the motorways or the slightly pebbly beaches of the Costa del Sol just don’t bare even a slight similarity to what is to be discovered in Tarifa. 

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