Category Archives: Photos of Granada

Why is Granada still living in the 90’s?

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Is Granada still living in the 90’s.  Some might answer, you must be joking, the 90’s would be a futuristic shock to the system.

Today I am going to give my 2 cents on photocopied paper ads are.

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The best view of Granada

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I wandered lonely as a cloud, that floats on high o’er the Sierra Nevada. When all at once I saw a crowd, a host of fantastic landscape art. Beside the fuente, scenes of Granada. In no hurry on, going nowhere.

Plaza Bib-Rambla Granada

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Political and Funny Graffiti in Granada

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Just a collection of my personal photos of the best political graffiti and street art that I have seen around Granada in the last year.

Some of it pretty excellent street art, and for once I have post about graffiti where to the best of my knowledge there is nothing by el Niño de las Pinturas.

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10 Things that Surprise me Greatly…

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… everyday in Granada.

Quick background: This is a list of surprises coming from a guiri (pale skinned foreigner) celebrating almost 2 years in Granada.

This is not a criticism of my adopted city, merely a tongue in cheek look at how things are.

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Granada in August = Hot, hot, hot

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Corpus Christi Granada 2011

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or otherwise known as “la feria”. June in  Granada means one thing. It is fiesta time.  A week long celebration where local Granadinos really party hard. For all the details on what the Feria de Corpus Christi 2011 is about make sure to check out our article that explains the traditions, as well as giving the key dates, timetable and how to get there and what to do: Corpus Christi 2011

All photos by Granada Insider’s top photographer Sarah Hansen

corpus christi granada

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This revolution will not be televised…

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…but it will be tweeted, blogged, facebooked and more.

“#SpanishRevolution”

“Yes we Camp!”

“Democracia real ya!”

“Los Indignados”

“15-M”

“Acampada”

Just some of the names that are being given and used to to describe what is happening across Spain.

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El Niño de las Pinturas at work.

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A few months ago, one Sunday afternoon, I happened to stumble across one of the city’s most recognised artists at work on the streets of Granada.

I decided to stick around for awhile and with the (inadequate) digital camera that I had on me I tried to capture what I was witnessing.

This piece, I like to call Lady Violet. I am not sure what el nino de las pinturas calls it, but I guess I will have to ask him next time I catch him in action. One thing is for sure it is definitely a great addition to some fantastic Graffiti around Granada.

Watch el Niño de las Pinturas of Granada in a video made by Granada Insider

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Día de las Cruces in Granada

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On the 3rd of May Granada will be celebrating the “fiesta de las Cruces” a festival that is emblematic of the city. A date filled with tradition and charm. The fiesta of the cruces stems from the XVII century and takes its current configuration from the early years of the 20th century.

For full information on what it is all about check out the this article: Día de las Cruces, Granada 2011.

Some of our photos from last year:

Dia de las cruces

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