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There are emblematic places in Almuñécar that will show you the roots and identity of this ancient town.Castle of San MiguelAncient Roman fortress, it also had great importance in the Nasrid period in the 13th century.It was rebuilt by Ferdinand the Catholic and in the time of Carlos V, when the four circular towers on its entrance facade date.Bombed by the English in the war of independence against the French, the castle was left in ruins and was turned into a cemetery in the 19th century.This...

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Salmorejo is a delicious thick cream that is eaten cold, which can be prepared by patiently mashing the ingredients in a mortar, or with the help of a blender or a food processor. The traditional recipe is made with only four  tomatoes, telera bread, extra virgin olive oil and salt, to which you can add a clove of garlic.To make the salmorejo, the first thing to make is mixing the ingredients step by step to achieve the perfect texture. The first step is washing the tomatoes, removing the green...

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Depending on the country in which you are, giving that extra money to the waiter for his services can be considered in certain countries as an obligation or even be taken as an offense.In countries like the United States and Canada it is an obligation to pay the tip and the percentage usually ranges between 15 and 20%, since most of the waiters' salary comes from tips.In contrast, in other countries such as China or Japan it is considered as an offense and it is frowned upon. Except the Chinese regions...

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 The villages of the Alpujarra of Granada are blessed to have unique characteristics, related to the Berbers legacy, that is, belonging to native ethnic groups of North Africa. These characteristics can be found on the white walls of the houses, on the rooftops and in its location on the sides of the hills and mountains. LanjarónThe village of Lanjarón is famous for its water, as well as its springs, which allow health and wellness tourism to be one of its main activities. Apart from the...

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- The Decalogue of the Villa1. Total disinfection.All Grandes Villas-Diobca staff have been provided with the appropiate security measures (masks, gloves, hand sanitizing liquid ...). The villas are fully disinfected using quality disinfecting products. Disinfection products authorized and advised by the Health Authorities against COVID-19.2. Use of ozone cannons.What is Ozone O3?According to the WHO (World Health Organization), it is the most effective and fastest natural disinfectant known to eliminate...

Dear client,Due to the current situation with Corona Virus, we are forced to take unexpected measures.  The Authorities are taking drastic measures that include the temporary closure of shops and premises.The phone line +34 958610649 will be temporarily or intermittently offline. We kindly ask to email us for any further information: [email protected] opening hours are from 10am to 2pm and from 3pm to 7pm, Monday to Saturday.Yours sincerely, Grandes Villas Team____________________________________________________________________________________________Estimado...

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In Tabernas, the only desert in Europe, we can find an authentic Western Theme Park with live shows, a huge zoological reserve, aquatic zone and a large range of restaurants, educational activities and events.The place that was set for different European Western such as For a Few Dollars More, has now become a theme park where you can see representations of typical Western scenes, can can dances, even take a swim in the aquatic zone. What was the West fighting place, is used nowadays as a swimming...

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Dear visitor, I hope you have heard about the Spanish tortilla and if not start to lick your lips. It’s a kind of French omelette, but stuffed with potatoes and onions. If you want to eat a typical Spanish dish and easy to make, read carefully how to make it:You are going to need: eggs, potatoes, onions and oil (I would recommend olive oil). The first thing to do is frying in a pan the potatoes until they are browned. Afterwards we add the onions just around 3 or 4 minutes until they are browned...

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Die Zuckerfabrik von Nuestra Señora del Pilar in MotrilDiese Zuckerfabrik gilt als bestes Beispiel für den Industrietechniker des 19. Jahrhunderts, da sie der größte Exponent der Industrialisierung im Guadalfeo-Tal ist, einem Gebiet mit der höchsten Dampfmaschinen Konzentration und Produktions in Europa.Diese Fabrik befindet sich auf der Flussebene von Motril-Salobreña und ist das Symbol der historischen Raffinerie in Motril und der gesamten Costa Tropical. Heutzutage befindet es sich in der...

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The sugar refinery Nuestra Señora del Pilar in Motril This sugar refinery is considered as the best example of the XIX century industrial engeneer, because it is the greatest exponent of industrialization in the Guadalfeo valley, an area which has the most concentration of manufacturing and steam engines of Europe. This factory is located in the meadow of Motril- Salobreña and it is the symbol of the historical refinery in Motril and of the whole Costa Tropical. Nowadays it is located...

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Lunch and dinner time in Spain: why Spaniards eat so late?Usually in the Centre and North European countries, their citizens have the lunch around 12 in the noon and the dinner between 5 and 7 pm. This fact doesn’t happen in Spain. The lunch takes place between 2-3:30 pm and the dinner between 9-10 pm, even much later during the summer. Why does it happen in Spain and in the rest of the European countries don’t? Until 1942 Spain had the Greenwich Mean Time, but since then Spain changed...

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Aufnahme von Exodus und Game of Thrones im Standort El Chorrillo in AlmeríaUngefähr 25 Kilometer von Almería neben der Wüste von Tabernas, liegt der Standort El Chorrillo, die Ihnen vieleicht an Szenarien von Exodus oder Game of Throneserinnern kann. Wenn Sie vieleicht Games of Thrones gesehen haben, errinern Sie sich vieleicht an der Stadt von den Dothrakis.Dieses Szenario besteht aus einen Dorf mit Lehmhäuser, mit viele Gassen wo sich die Szenen befinden, in der schauspieler wie Jorah...