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Robin Hood or robbing hoodlum?: Andalucia’s last bandit built up a legendary reputation

By Shannon Chaffers WHEN it comes to popular representations of bandits, gangs, and other notorious outlaws, English-speakers might initially think of England, with the legendary...

LET’S EXPLORE SPAIN: How Malaga’s colourful Axarquia region awakened from its slumber

David Baird on why, having lived all around the world, he settled in this quiet corner of Malaga, known as a land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

SPAIN’S ROBIN HOODS: Retracing the steps of famous Andalucian bandits who took from the rich and gave to the...

In Andalucia during the 18th and 19th centuries, bandits were flamenco dancers, bull-fighters, smugglers and travellers, writes Diana Tang and Grace Lee

Watch out for the one-eyed bandit in the Axarquia!

David Baird follows in the footsteps of the bandoleros, who made the Axarquia infamous

Stand and deliver!

Grazalema was the setting for the annual meet of bandoleros – or bandits – from around the region

A land of rebellion, resistance and renaissance

After spending a year living in the region, the Olive Press editor Jon Clarke explains why he identified with the Axarquia

Smugglers’ train back on the run

It was once used by bandits and drug smugglers. Now, after a six-month upgrade, the Algeciras to Ronda line is about to reopen, reawakening memories of its turbulent past, writes Tessa Norman

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