Category Archives: Andalusia

Santillana del Mar, Cantabria

2012: My Year in Travel

This year was all about staying local. I ventured out of Spain a few times; once to make my yearly trans-atlantic trip home, and once to explore Lisbon, Portugal. In between those trips, I explored more of my adopted country, and consequently fell more in love with it. Though I have a long way to […]

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Scenes from Conil de la Frontera, Cádiz Part II

Did you catch Part I of Scenes from Conil? The Tower of Guzman, which is the symbol of the city.  A cute pup cooling off in the shade of its owner’s restaurant. The Church of Santa Catalina. The blindingly white streets of Conil. One of Conil’s many beautiful beaches. The walkway down to the beach […]

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Scenes from Conil de la Frontera, Cádiz

A visual voyage through the white-washed walls and golden beaches of Conil de la Frontera: Playa de los Bateles, studded with beach umbrellas in the middle of a hot afternoon. An artisan market, offering up handmade jewelry, clothing, and more on the beach promenade. Fresh squeezed orange juice, café con leche and pan con tomate=the […]

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Andalusian White Town: Vejer de la Frontera

I kinda have a thing for Andalusia’s pueblos blancos. Maybe because they remind me a lot of my beloved Greek Island towns, or maybe because they’re largely untouched by tourism, contain authentic local cuisine, and represent an unmistakably Andalusian slice of life amongst their white-washed buildings and narrow streets. Either way, I’ll never tire of […]

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