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To the south of the mighty mountains of the Sierra Nevada, is La Alpujarra, one of the counties best known in Spain. For centuries, this sunny land facing the Mediterranean and the African continent, was instead of coexistence between Muslims who learned to cultivate it through a system of terraces and balconies. This technique was so appropriate irrigation, which even today is used by the inhabitants of La Alpujarra. Almonds, figs and vineyards are distributed by its slopes along with other fruit that are mixed with cereals and vegetables. It is no coincidence attractiveness past and present of this place. A backlog of matches as they modeled it more like the mythical paradise. Sierra Nevada that protects the north Africa that hot from the south and the Mediterranean that refreshes and provides light, agreed to create it. Following the expulsion Moorish, repopulated by people from the rest of the province, La Alpujarra has managed to preserve its particular history, architecture and excellent cuisine and has led to traditions, beliefs, and arts festivals.
Few land, throughout history, have remained intact so have kept their customs and traditions, their lifestyles and their physiognomy. From the high peaks of Sierra Nevada to the Mediterranean coast, La Alpujarra is defined as a unique succession of striking scenery, dotted with small white villages, hanging on impossible slopes or resting in magical valleys. The Alpujarra is a place for rest and adventure, wilderness and ancient, largely recorded in the Natural Park of Sierra Nevada and constitutes a privileged environment to which the Unesco Biosphere Reserve.

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