Spain suffers when it comes to its image in my homeland. All sun, sea and sangria, the general perception misses the miles and miles of greenery, rich history, architecture, art, gastronomy and just about anything else that makes up a country's culture.
My time spent living in the south showed me an entirely different side. But so, too, did my numerous trips across the length and breadth of the country.
Delve in deep - and be surprised time and time again.
"Art washes the dust of daily life from our souls," Pablo Picasso