Andalucía Tourist Traps

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Andalucía Tourist Traps

  • Flamenco

    Sevilla Tourist Traps

    Even though the flamenco show is meant for tourists, it features excellent bailaores, guitarists, and cantaores. The food is acceptable. What is not acceptable is that our camera with more than 300 photos from Cordoba disappeared. My wife forgot it on the way out. Just as we arrived at the hotel, she realized she'd left it there and started to call...

  • Benalmadena

    Benalmádena Tourist Traps

    Benalmadena is one of those southern Spanish "resorts" that has overgrown itself. I'm sure it was nice once. In the last 30 years or so it has grown to service a tourist industry, the wallets of which it now fleeces with monotonous regularity. It reminded me of being in a crowded, noisy, jostling, hostile nightclub where everyone has to join a...

  • Cathedral and Giralda

    Sevilla Tourist Traps

    Giralda is an attraction for itself, in the marvel of the cathedral. It's easy to climb, because it has inclines instead of stairs, and they seem not too steep. That's right. But they are... long. Now imagine the sorrow I felt when, in my way down, we met a Japanese senior couple with him telling her, while resting a bit on his walking stick:...

  • Gypsies and Pickpockets

    Sevilla Tourist Traps

    Around the touristic places there use to be people (usually gypsis) looking for tourist to read the hand or tell them any other story with the aim only of asking you for money. As everywhere, just ignore them or simply, don´t talk to them. This people don´t mind if you understand Spanish or not. The simply talk as if you could understand. Don´t...

  • Malaga.

    I was very disappointed about this town.The only thing I liked in Malaga was the Alcazaba. Originally this place was a fortress. During the half of the 11 century it was completely rebuilt and transformed into a Moorish palace. It was enlarged by the same king who built the Alhambra in Granada. Visit the Alcazaba and its gardens and do a daytrip...

  • Are you thinking on moving to spain?

    Are you thinking on moving to spain?Well it would vary depending if you are from EU or not.A useful site specially for EU residents ... Remeber that if you are thinking buying a house around or anything here, your first step is to get the NIE (identification number of foreigner) at any police station, you will only need...

  • You win a price ....

    At the beach they try to fool you with lottery scratch tickets or something else. You always win and they try to pursuade you to join them to go somewhere. They try to sell you a "timeshare". Don't think you've won something, they just want your signature and your trapped for severals years. If you join them you lose a precious day of your...

  • Cueva de las Manavillas...

    Cueva de las Manavillas (Wonder Grotte) in Aracena: It is not a tourist trap at all, because it is worth a visit and you will not be dissapointed by the beauty of this cave. But it is the most famous tourist attraction in the Northern part of the province, which by the way is not very touristic.The accessto the cave is located in a picturesque...

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