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Resort owner operator

Destination: Calpe, Spain

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Originally posted on International Bellhop Travel Magazine:
If there is one destination in the world where we would suggest to a traveler who is weary, tired, and in-need of rest and relaxation, it would be the king of European beach…

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Beautiful Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain

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Originally posted on International Bellhop Travel Magazine:
There are some sights that you see on your travels that stick with you for a lifetime, and constantly beg you for a return visit. One such place that is always begging us…

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El Cid’s Peniscola

When he wasn’t God, Moses, Judah Ben Hur or an Ape-wrestling Spaceman, the extremely wooden Charlton Heston starred in El Cid (along with the gorgeous Sophia Loren), an historical epic about Spain’s battles with the Moors. Anecdotally, Heston and Loren … Continue reading

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Escarnalbou Hermitage

The hilltop hermitage of Escarnalbou provides 360 degree superb views to the coast and the surrounding mountains and valleys. Nearby ridges now host a huge array of wind turbines.

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Parc Sama Ornamental Garden

An interesting, off-the-beaten-track destination is the ornamental garden of Parc Sama

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Siurana

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Alforja

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