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Desert walker

Desert walker.

Some years ago I worked in a big company and one of our brand´s marketing slogan was Keep Walking; later I remember proudly all the effort that our team kindly invested in this succesful campaign and I … Read the rest

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Desert photography ideas

Desert photography ideas

Almeria is one of the most important destinations for wildlife and nature photographers from all Europe and some parts of  North America, South Africa and Australia. Advanced travellers and professional photographers that do not want … Read the rest

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Almeria movie sets

Almeria movie sets

Almeria is a movie set by itself; its natural landscape, blue sky, mild winter weather and being the only desert in Europe have placed these lands in the spot of the cinema industry´s main directors.

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Geography Field Trips

 

Geography Field Trips

Almeria is the southernmost province of the spanish region named Andalucia, just with 7 other provinces: Cordoba, Granada, Sevilla, Huelva, Cadiz, Jaen and Malaga. Because of the tectonic plates movement, Africa plates are literally … Read the rest

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Cabo de Gata coastline

Cabo de Gata coastline

Cabo de Gata coastline in Almeria´s eastern bay, is basically formed by a beach line; to understand this long shore we can say that in some places what we see is really the active sand … Read the rest

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Alhamilla sleeping giant

Alhamilla sleeping giant

Alhamilla the big strange of Almeria, as a sleeping giant looking always at the sea; so is perceived for locals this small range of mountins that run the Almeria province from East to West at the … Read the rest

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Almeria geographical depressions

Almeria geographical depressions

One of the most impressive landscape in Almeria is the so-called Almeria geographical depressions.

Almeria, Tabernas and Sorbas basins, just with Nijar, Vera, Almanzora and Pulpi were indeed in past ages marine basins, refilled by sediments … Read the rest

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Almeria landscape volcanism

Almeria landscape volcanism

A unique place in Almeria landscape and totally different of others is the Cabo de Gata Sierra (Range of mountains of Gata Cape). Its geological origin is mainly volvanic, and much more younger than other territories in … Read the rest

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Desert summer ecology

Desert summer ecology 

In summer there are very rare times in which I go down to the gorges and death-valleys down at the bottom of the desert; but sometimes I like to take a break and switch-on the air conditioned … Read the rest

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