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Travel in southern Spain is surprisingly easy and so rewarding

Travel in southern Spain is surprisingly easy and so rewarding

Last spring, I spent almost a month travelling on my own in Spain, primarily in its southernmost district, Andalucía. I started in Madrid, then on to Toledo, Córdoba, Granada, Seville and Ronda, living on a strict budget and going by train or bus. The Pyrenees Mountains form a natural barrier between Spain and the rest of Europe and for a long period of history it was northern Africa, particularly the area now known as Morocco, that had … Read entire article »

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Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Train travel through Spain: 1st stop Madrid

Spain is a gorgeous country with a fascinating history. It’s easy to travel around on your own and if you’re not inclined to rent a car, then take the trains and if there is no train then a bus. I was therein the month of April,  first in Madrid and then travelled the Andalucía region before flying to Lisbon, Portugal. The weather was just about perfect and there weren’t horrendous lineups at any of the main … Read entire article »

Filed under: Great cities, Spain