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East of Malaga: Essential Guide to the Axarquia and Costa Tropical

Page Title Review
Surprisingly, there has been no specific guidebook to this area. With East of Malaga, award-winning author David Baird -- a resident for 30 years -- fills the gap splendidly. -- The Argus, Brighton

East of Malaga is full of useful information and thoughtful advice. It contains everything you need to know about fiestas, sights, wine and food, places to stay and much more. -- The Mail on Sunday

Like all good travel writers, Baird has an eye for the odd and eccentric. On your way, you'll discover the village with its own currency, the hell-raising Morris dancers called Verdiales, the hiding place of the region's last bandit and a 10th century Moorish minaret now leaning more than the tower at Pisa. -- Huddersfield Daily Examiner

This is a little gem of a book. And perhaps the perfect eye-opener for jaded travellers who say 'Spain? It's all been spoiled, hasn't it?' -- Northern Echo, Darlington

Book Description
This is a totally updated edition of the first English guide to one of the most attractive areas of southern Spain, an area well away from the crowded Costas and package-tour resorts. Packed with useful information and thoughtful advice. Here you will find everything you need to know about fiestas, sights, wine, food, hotels and local history. In the words of one reviewer, it's "a little gem of a book".

From the Publisher
Years of research have gone into producing this guide to lesser known areas of Malaga and Granada provinces. Explore dramatic mountain ranges, sleepy villages and secluded beaches, a world away from city stress and crowded tourist resorts. This book unveils the secret of the Axarquía region and Granada's Costa Tropical, from the snow-capped heights of La Maroma mountain to the lush orange orchards of the Valley of Happiness.


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