Hip Guide to Spain
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Spain is one of the most fun and exciting countries in the world to visit. From snowcapped peaks and ski resorts down to the palm treed semi-tropical shores of the blue Med, Spain will delight your senses and keep you coming back.
Cosmopolitan cities like Madrid and Barcelona are rich with art and culture. The extraordinary coastline along the Mediterranean hosts dozens of resort towns where guests from all over Europe stay for weeks on end in high rise hotels, condos and villas. It’s not hard to find the sun, sand and surf in Spain. Yet hundreds of quaint villages in the interior wait to be explored far from the hustle of cities and tourist destinations.
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the Alpujarra is a series of beautiful white-washed Andalucian-moorish villages high up in the mountains, producing loads of crafts like ceramics, rugs and strange little herbal tinctures and liquers. There’s a magical mix of influences in this area – the Arab touch from the previous Moorish settlement, a Buddhist monastery and retreat near Trevelez, open to visitors, a Mongolian gentleman selling yurts on the roadside…and near the village of Orgiva is a tipi community in a hidden valley, stop-off point for many new age travellers and home to many a full moon gathering. Alternative spirits are drawn to this area… Continue reading
A magical blend of starlight nights, mountains, and sea. Trust me, lying under the stars will make no other starry sky seem quite as black and as speckled with stars as this vision. White washed houses trail the mountainous paths where the winding roads travel high on cliff edges. The vegetation here is so green.apparently anything grows on this land, after all, it’s known for it’s Spring climate all year round ( Gotta taste the warm rain and smell the moist ground.delight! )
Visit Spain with this map. Double-click to zoom in, click and drag to move it around. Change from satellite view to road map to combination maps. Fly into Barcelona, drive to Madrid, then south through Grenada, and up along the Mediterranean coast and up to Girona and Figueres using this map.
A visit to the famed La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain. This is considered to be Anotonio Gaudi’s unfinished masterpiece, a grand cathedral still under construction. This is truly one of the most wonderful pieces of architecture I have ever visited.
Visit Barcelona’s Las Ramblas and enjoy some of the colorful street entertainers that line the walkway to the sea.