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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Immersion therapy: Selaya, Spain

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 11:20pm by MATT COOPER

    ... Matthew Cooper When Briton Matthew Cooper and his family moved from Hong Kong to Selaya, in rural Spain, he learned that diving headfirst into another culture can be fraught ... family sabbatical and had gone to live in the town of Selaya, in northern Spain. As our main goal was to improve our Spanish before we headed to South America, we had chosen a rural community ...

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    Hot spots: Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Keith Mundy

    ... for several centuries, having been built by the king and queen of Spain in 1499 right next to the colossal Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (right). The reputed site of the tomb of St James ("Santiago" in Spanish), who supposedly brought Christianity to Spain, the cathedral is the greatest Christian pilgrimage church in Europe after St Peter's, in Rome. From the Middle Ages through ...

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    Divine innovation

    Posted Nov 08th 2014, 10:10pm by Gary Jones

    ... it take place, many here wish to be free of Spain and go their own way, and recent weeks have seen increasing numbers of Senyera-patterned flags being hung from wrought-iron balconies across ... Spain's second largest city, after Madrid, feisty Barcelona has long been a thrilling metropolis of politics and colour. It was a hotbed of anarchism during the Spanish civil war of the 1930s ...

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    Hot spots: Vana Malsi Estate, Dehradun

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jeff Chu

    ... in healthy living and organic eating- much to his mother's dismay, he worked on an organic farm in Spain for a while. "Wellness is our focus, and we mean that holistically," he says. ...

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    Double feature: Venice and Ljubljana

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 10:45pm

    ... gone and flying to one destination and back from another has never been easier. You don’t even have to use the same airline. From London, you could head to Seville, Spain, for an Andalusian ...

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    Rich returns: Catalonia’s Cuban legacy

    Posted Dec 07th 2013, 10:48pm

    ... Spain’s Garraf region is home to architecture and culture brought back from Cuba by enterprising local fortune-hunters, writes Steve Powell. Pictures by Angeles Marin Cabello On the beach in Vilanova i la Geltrú, 40 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, Spain, stands a huge bronze statue of Pasiphae, mother of the Minotaur in the Greek myth. Cursed by the god Poseidon, she lies naked ...

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    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 11:13pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... Adam Nebbs Adam Nebbs Hemingway hotels American writer Ernest Hemingway (pictured above, with actress Lauren Bacall, in Spain in the late 1950s) spent many a year adding his name to the visitors' books of European hotels, many of which still trade on the Hemingway-slept-here claim. When British travel show host Michael Palin checked into Madrid's Hotel Suecia in the late 90s, ...

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    Deutsch courage: How Germany is using language courses to attract tourists

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... reports Deutsch courage It's a sunny afternoon in Berlin's upmarket Zehlendorf district and Carlos Lastras, from Madrid, Spain, is having the time of his life as he and a gaggle ... Greece and Spain come to improve their knowledge of German for the German labour market." Guenter Neuhaus, head of the teaching programme at the Berlin branch, says he has noticed ...

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    Pilgrims' progress: Basque country pleasures

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 10:52pm by Tim Pile

    ... independent folk who populate a "country" that straddles the border between Spain and France at the western edge of the Pyrenees. Le Pays Basque, the French side, includes the stylish ...

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    Echoes of an uncivil war

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Gary Jones

    ... in December 1936. Just five months earlier, military strongman Francisco Franco had instigated a coup against republican Spain's democratically elected government, and a right-wing uprising ... 30,000 rifles. Suddenly, Barcelona's working class was heavily armed, and dreaming of all-out revolution. Orwell wrote that he had "come to Spain with some notion of writing newspaper ...




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