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Traveling Celtic Galicia

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Traveling Celtic Galicia

Many people are unaware of a Celtic region in northwest Spain, north of Portugal. With bagpipes, rias/fjords and rolling green hills dotted with cows, Galicia reminds many people of Ireland. The Gallegos are distinct down-to-earth people. There is some evidence that the Celts of the British Isles were originally from this part of Spain.

If you are thinking about an off-the-beaten-track...

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Spanish Olive Oil - Liquid Gold

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Spanish Olive Oil - Liquid Gold

Spain is the world's leading producer of olive oil, with approximately 975 thousand tons produced per year. Over 250 million olive trees grow in Spain - we are always astonished to see olive groves that stretch as far as the eye can see. Some trees are over one thousand years old!

In recent years, families and cooperatives in Spain have drastically improved the quality of their extra virgin...

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REGIONS OF SPAIN

Andalucía

Andalucía is an amazing place rich in its monuments, warm and engaging people, abundant citrus fruits and fresh produce, and incredible variety of seafood. It is a virtual cornucopia of shrimp, langostinos and any fish one can imagine.

Where to start writing about Andalucía? With the fabled castles and wine bodegas, the city streets lined with orange-laden trees, the rugged snow capped...

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