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Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien
Hi I am Michael O'Brien, I have spent much of my adult life in and around Almeria, learning the language and culture of the area. I hope my insights and information help you make the decision to settle in this beautiful spot. Email: support@propertyinalmeria.com

Quick, Simple and Delicious Gazpacho Recipe

Nothing beats summer heat like a serving of this chilled gazpacho soup. Is the summer heat starting to wear you down? Too hot to cook? This flavorful tomato-based gazpacho soup recipe, served cold, is one way to make a comeback. This low calorie recipe is quick and easy. Of course, …

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Pollo Pepitoria – Spanish Chicken Recipe with Almond & Saffron Sauce

Chicken Pepitoria (Pollo en Pepitoria) is a delightful Mediterranean chicken dish of Moorish origin: With its saffron & creamy almond sauce, this is a dish that dances with the flavours of sunny Spain. This recipe for Corn Fed Chicken Pepitoria is a classic Spanish dish from Santiago Guerrero, Chef of …

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Ajo Blanco – Typical Andalucian Chilled Almond Soup

Known as the ‘white gazpacho’, ajo blanco is perfect for warm weather menus; Try this refreshing and simple andalusian specialty at your next gathering. On the 2nd of September of every year, a festival celebrating ajo blanco is held in the town of Almáchar in Málaga. Thousands of visitors flock to …

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Car Hire from Almeria Airport

No doubt you have heard of the attractive shores of the Costa de Almeria, but this isn’t everything there is; visiting the different cities will bring much excitement to your tour. Car hire from Almeria airport or your chosen airport is your most important step. A vehicle that you can make use …

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Southern Spain – Activities, Language and Communications

Many foreigners spend time in Southern Spain, and due to the pleasant climate, many retired Northern Europeans are spending the several months in here and the Costa del Sol is one popular area. A number of nationalities, particularly the British, do not have a reputation for being proficient at foreign language …

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Visiting the Costa de Almeria

Spain is one of the European destinations where you have access to a very large diversity of outdoor pursuits. This is not only because of the great weather, but also the topography. Spain is a very mountainous land that lends itself very well to walking and climbing. The area known as …

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Costa Tropical – A Little Known Coast In Andalucia

Costa Tropical: Spain’s Tropical Coast With its rugged Mediterranean coastline and mountain scenery, la Costa Tropical is a haven for visual artists as well as for travellers who are looking to get away from the crowds on the Costa del Sol. The coves and mountain backdrops remind one of the Cote d’Azur …

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Visit Andalucia Spain

The enticing province of Andalucia the automous region where Almeria is located, offers abundant sun, active cities, and awesome scenery. Sprawled across the southern third of Spain, the province of Andalucia extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the border of Portugal. With more than 7 million inhabitants, it is Spain’s …

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Where to Walk in Andalucia

Countless walking routes and trails follow mule tracks and shepherds’ paths across Andalucia’s stunning sierras, offering a perfect setting for mountain and hill walking. Andalusia’s stunning and infinitely varied scenery, and its Mediterranean climate, make it a wonderful area for walking holidays, and companies like Walk Andalucia offer holidays and …

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Mojácar: Whitewashed Town & Beach

Mojácar is two destinations in one: a charming little hillside town and a busy long beach – something to keep everyone happy on a Mediterranean holiday For some winter sunshine the Almeria coast boasts the warmest year-round temperatures on the Spanish mainland. Mojacár between Alicante and Almeria airports on the …

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