Izzy and Ellie on holiday
Our granddaughters, Izzy (14) and Ellie (12) have just returned to the UK after spending 8 days holiday with us.
In the ruins of the convent, Laujar de Andarax
On their second day we took them up to Laujar de Andarax. They found the ruins of the old convent there fascinating.
Bodega Cepa Bosquet
We then called in the bodega of Cepa Bosquet.
Trying out the exercise equipment in Almócita
On the way back we called in at Amócita.
Most of the villages in La Alpujarra have exercise equipment in the streets for villagers to use which the girls had a go on.
Ellie in the square, Almócita
Izzy by the rock. Almócita
Ellie through the rock, Almocita
They were also intrigued by the stone sculpture in the square which has goldfish in the fountain around it.
The village pool in Alhabia
Also most villages in La Alpujarra have an open air, municipal swimming pool for the locals to enjoy in the summer months.
The pool in Alhabia is in a lovely setting
The one in Alhabia is almost 500 square metres and is in a lovely setting.
Izzy and Ellie at the pool
Having fun in the pool
The girls went up there most afternoons.
Izzy and Ellie in our own pool
Our own pool in our cortijo was also well used by the girls.
Izzy also got some painting practice in.
Izzy with Shiba and Bobby. The village, Terque is behind
The dogs needed to be walked first thing in the morning before it got too hot, Izzy was usually up in time.
The paseo below Ohanes
One day we took them up to Ohanes.
Refreshment on the terrace at Meson Los Casteles
Ellie by the tapas board, Meson Los Casteles
After refreshment at the Meson Los Casteles we walked around the village.
The mural of the grape harvest, Ohanes
Beside the Fuente de Corazón de Jesús, Ohanes
In the parque, Ohanes
Izzy up a tree
Ellie taking photos
Here are some photos of Ohanes. The captions explain.
Izzy by the beach, Las Negras
The day before they flew back we took Izzy and Ellie down to Las Negras.
Ellie after a swim
The girls had a swim in the sea.
Afterwards a special treat.
Las Barcas restaurant, Las Negras
Paella at Las Barcas Restaurant on the beach.