Levante

The cliff walk starts from here

Spectacular coastal views

Today the levante has been blowing again so we decided to walk the cliff path from Los Escullos to San Jose, partly to continue yesterday’s exploration and partly to get some dramatic shots of the cliffs and sea in the strong winds.

Volcanic cliffs

We did not walk all the way to San Jose as at is 9km there and back along the cliff path, but we went far enough to enjoy some spectacular views of the coastline and the waves dashing against the rocks.

The cliff path

Rock face

Once again, the the ground was strewn with a variety of stones and the multicoloured rock faces described the volcanic history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Back to the shore

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About Margaret Merry

I grew up in Falmouth, Cornwall, England where, after leaving Falmouth High School, I spent a year at Falmouth School of Art. Then followed three years at Hornsey College of Art in London where I obtained a Diploma in Art and Design. I then spent a post-graduate year at the West of England College of Art in Bristol where I gained an Art Teacher?s Diploma and a Certificate in Education of the University of Bristol. I lived and worked in Truro for over 30 years and became one of Cornwall's most popular artists. My paintings have been exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Paris and London and have been bought by collectors from all over the world. I have published 4 books which became local bestsellers - 'The Natural History of a Westcountry City', 'Margaret Merry's Cornish Garden Sketchbook', 'Sea & Sail' and 'Tidal Reaches'. In 2002 I moved to Spain and now live pn a small farmer the town of Alhabia in the Alpujarra Almeriense in the Province of Almeria. I now get my inspiration from the dramatic scenery of Andalucia and its old cities, towns and villages which I usually capture in watercolour. I also enjoy portraiture and figurative art, particularly nudes and dancers. For these paintings I use artists' soft pastels. I have written and illustrated 3 children's books - The Wise Old Boar, The Lonely Digger and The Adventure of Princess The Pony - which have been published in the USA.
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