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Peter the 1st of Castile reigned in Castile and the territories conquered by his ancestors from 1334 until his death in 1369. Before going deeper into one of the most picturesque kings of Spanish history, we must situate ourselves in situation: In the 14th Century, Spain was still divided into...
Don Juan Tenorio, José Zorrilla, 1844. One of the books that, together with 'El Burlador de Sevilla', contemplate the world-famous myth of Don Juan, the famous Casanova of the city of Seville. His fame has reached the point of even using the term 'Don Juan' to refer to a womanizing man. Despite...
San Luis Street is one of those places where one does not expect to find so many places of high historical importance. Being somewhat a bit far from the monumental area, it’s not usually crowded by tourists. It begins in San Marcos Square and ends at Macarena's Gate, a knot in which converge...
Before we deepen in the history behind this conspiracy of this family, we need to know: Who were The Montpensier? Well, that name comes from a noble tittle belonging to one region in France, a small village name Montpensier. It has belonged to different noble houses like: House Thiern, House...
Water, one of the most important elements for ecosystems and the beings who live in it. In Seville, water flows in a way that it influenced in its history, even giving shape to its destiny. How is that possible? Well, let's travel back in time to more that 4000 years ago. Around 2500 BC, the...
I have been wanted to write about the wines of Andalusia for a long time. And the thing is that in Spain we drink pretty good wines and pay less that you do in the rest of the world, and in Andalusa is even better. We have here a really great variety (in most cases, unfortunately, unknown) of good...

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