100 things we love about Andalucia

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100 things we love about Andalucia

TO help celebrate our 100th print edition, we asked the Olive Press team to come up with 100 of the best things about living in Andalucia. (Oh, and ten things we hate!)

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Add your most – and least – favourite things about Andalucia by commenting at the end of the article…

  1. Ability to have fun
  2. Airline connections to UK
  3. Ajo blanco
  4. Alfresco dining
  5. Alhambra
  6. Almond and orange blossom
  7. Almonds
  8. Antonio Banderas
  9. Aracena walks
  10. AVE fast track railway
  11. Azulejo tiles
  12. Bank holidays in abundance
  13. Bolonia beach
  14. Cabo de Gata
  15. Cadiz
  16. Caminito del Rey
  17. Cazalla de la Sierra
  18. Cazorla park
  19. Cheese
  20. Chris Stewart
  21. Churros & chocolate
  22. Coffee
  23. Conserved mosques
  24. Cordoba mezquita
  25. Costa de la Luz
  26. Donana national park
  27. Donkeys
  28. Empty motorways
  29. Equestrianism
  30. Fact that anything grows
  31. Family values
  32. Feria de Abril
  33. Flamenco
  34. Fritura & mariscos
  35. Genal Valley
  36. Guadiaro Valley
  37. Golf courses
  38. Granada
  39. Grazalema goats cheese
  40. Gypsies
  41. Haberdashers
  42. Hand woven baskets
  43. Handsome bullfighters
  44. Herbs growing wild
  45. Jacaranda trees
  46. Jamon Iberico
  47. Jasmine
  48. Jerez de la Frontera
  49. La Consula cookery school
  50. Lavender
  51. Leather goods
  52. Local shops still survive
  53. Long lunches
  54. Los Reyes Magos
  55. Lynxes
  56. Mangos
  57. Marbella old town
  58. Markets
  59. Matanza pig slaughter
  60. Menu del dia
  61. Mix of landscapes
  62. Modern art of Malaga city
  63. No Sunday trading
  64. Olive oil
  65. Orange trees
  66. Pantile roofs
  67. Patios
  68. Pedro Ximenez pudding wine
  69. Picasso
  70. Pomegranates
  71. Priego de Cordoba
  72. Proximity to Morocco
  73. Raf tomatoes
  74. Red wines of Ronda & Gaucin
  75. Renaissance Castle of La Calahorra
  76. Rio Tinto mines
  77. Roadsweeper brooms made out of palms
  78. Rock of Gibraltar
  79. Romerias
  80. Ronda
  81. Semana Santa
  82. Sevilla
  83. Sierra Morena
  84. Sierra Nevada skiing
  85. Siestas
  86. Soaring eagles
  87. Spaghetti Westerns
  88. Stunning country hotels
  89. Subbetica
  90. Tapas
  91. Terracotta floors
  92. Tinto de Verano
  93. Village ferias
  94. Virgin oak forests
  95. Vultures
  96. Walking
  97. Weather
  98. White villages
  99. Wind and solar power
  100. Windsurfing in Tarifa

… and 10 things we hate

  1. Golf course projects as excuses for housing
  2. Lack of urgency
  3. Love of concrete
  4. Phone companies
  5. Political corruption
  6. Rapid Andaluz
  7. Sevillana
  8. Shouting over the television in bars and restaurants
  9. Taking dole over work
  10. The wet winters

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