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Here comes the science…

Here comes the science…

   A few weekends ago, before we fortuitously stumbled upon a seasonal fair in the Prado de San Sebastian that was still open, we visited the Casa de la Ciencia, or Science Museum, housed in the Pabellon de Peru opposite Parque Maria…

A day with the goats – free-range foodie fun in the Sierra de Aracena

Readers of this blog will know that I like my food, especially if it’s from a small local producer, and that I also love days out and trips with my kids, even more so if we’re “close to nature” and eating…

A sensory experience: la higuera

They say that memories triggered by smell are the most powerful and long-lasting. Familiar odours can bring back, in depth and detail, experiences and places visited many years before. As one website explains: “When you first smell a new scent, you…

The value of knowledge – a gourmet hiking adventure in deepest Andalucia

I love to travel around Andalucia, and try to explore more of this hugely varied region whenever possible, usually in day trips. After 10 years of living here, there are still legions of parks, mountains, lakes and towns that I haven’t visited…

Spain’s last untouched wilderness: a visit to Doñana National Park

Many years ago, in my first year here in Seville, my brother and his wife and family – two small boys – came to visit. They spent some time at the beach, and one day we all took a boat trip from…

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