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Apr 20, 2010 - Guadalupe & Gredos

@@@@@@@ Guadalupe Our copy of the Lonely Planet described Guadalupe as a ‘sparkling white village … set like a jewel in the green crown of the surrounding ranges and ridges of the Sierra Villuercas’, but we had been tainted by the incredibly white villages of Andalucía, and passed it by without realizing we had arrived. Even when we finally doubled back to find the tiny village with a population of under 2,500 people, we weren’t sure we were in the right place until we saw the signs for the ‘Real Monasterio de Santa Maria de Guadalupe’. I...

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