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January 21, 2013

Silsden West Yorkshire

Filed under: England,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , , — needahand @ 11:25 am

Silsden West Yorkshire – A small town of approximately 8,000 inhabitants, Silsden in West Yorkshire lies in the Aire River Valley to the south-east of Skipton. A historic town, Silsden was listed in the Domesday Book and was considered the most significant village in the Craven district at this time (1086). Originally agricultural Silsden became involved in industry with the arrival of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal and the emergence of the Indistrial Revolution. Some of the old mills that were built during this time still remain as a testament of its former glory. Silsden is about 8.4 miles from Skipton, West Yorkshire.

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January 18, 2013

Municipality and Town of Andratx

Filed under: Balearic Islands,Spain — Tags: , , , , — needahand @ 2:13 pm

The municipality of Andratx is located in the south-west of the island of Mallorca, in the Balearic Islands. It is one of the most attractive destinations on the island, thanks to its location within the island of Majorca, in the south-west of the Sierra de Tramuntana.

Andratx offers a wide variety of landscapes, from breathtaking mountain scenery inland valleys and spectacular coastline, with small coves and sandy beaches that invite a refreshing swim in crystal blue waters.

In Andratx there are many things to see. There are many possibilities for enjoying nature and sport. You can discover places of great beauty through interesting hiking and cycling routes, taking advantage of modern sports and family fun, or enjoy a day of golf, practice all kinds of water sports or swimming.

There are also many cultural events that animate the town and its surroundings. Festivals, exhibitions, theatre and concerts fill the cultural agenda for the twelve months of the year.

The cultural, natural and ethnological elements are also important. There are many testimonies of these around the town, churches and chapels, stately homes and possessions, the defense and surveillance towers, lighthouses. But, the Parque Natural de sa Dragonera and Trapa Nature Reserve are the main attractions of the municipality of Andratx region

The hotels and restaurants in Andratx are of high quality, and one among the best on the island. Hotels and agritourism are the different options you can choose in Andratx for a pleasant stay. There are also many restaurants on the coast and in the interior, where you can taste the most varied national and international cuisine, without forgetting the specialty of the local cuisine, in particular, fish.

All these activities and opportunities available to those who visit Andratx, one of the most beautiful corners of Mallorca.

More about Andratx here:

January 11, 2013

Cheap Spanish Holiday Apartments Costa Blanca

Cheap Spanish Holiday Apartments Costa Blanca – Feel free to use our new website which features a large selection of cheap holiday apartments in Spain. The website currently concentrates on the southern Costa Blanca, but will be expanded to feature the whole of Spain in good time. As usual we have added a feed where you can browse the most recently added pages. Latest pages include Torrevieja, La Mata and the many resorts of the Orihuela Costa.

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