21 August 2012
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La Alpujarra has been for many centuries one of the least well-known regions in Spain. Its austere and mountainous countryside, full of hills, peaks and valleys, means that this region has remained isolated. In fact, the only people who managed to stay here for a long period were Muslim settlers from Africa. Then, La Alpujarra was forgotten for a long time, until it was rediscovered by travellers and artists of the Romantic period. more ...