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Tag Archives: Galicia
Since its release in 2004, Mar Adentro (translated as ‘The Sea Inside’) remains highly regarded as one of the jewels of contemporary Spanish cinema, thanks to its extremely perceptive yet unflinching take on a social issue more polemic than almost … Continue reading
You may remember some time ago we wrote a bit about the historic city of Santiago de Compostela; world-famous for its spectacular cathedral that marks the destination of thousands of pilgrims walking the ancient routes of the Camino de Santiago … Continue reading
In Spain, the extent to which an area attracts international tourism does not necessarily go hand in hand with the intrinsic beauty and appeal of a place. Indeed, some of the most precious spots are surprisingly peaceful, or at least … Continue reading
On La Noche de San Juan (St John’s Eve) every June 23rd, animated celebrations sweep across Spain, especially in the Balearic and Canary Islands, and Catalonia, Valencia and Galicia. The unique characteristics of the celebration are a product of its … Continue reading
When Spain springs to mind for many British, it is all too easily generalised as the land of sun, sea and sangría splashed across glossy holiday brochures since the 60s. However considering its relatively modest size, this is an immensely … Continue reading