El Mejor Rincón de España

Cala de Enmedio

The petroleum company, Repsol, has launched a competition to elect “El Mejor Rincón de España” (The best corner of Spain). The company has selected one spot from each of the 12 regions of Spain and invited the public to vote for them on line – apps.repsol.com/elmejorrincon/

Cala de Enmedio

For Andalucia, they have chosen Cala de Enmedio, a beach in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata.

Cala de Enmedio

We went to this beach and blogged about it last Sunday but we decided to go again today and take some more photos as the light was much better this morning.

White cliffs

The colours were superb and ….

Cliff face

Colours and textures

…. we were also fascinated by the shapes and textures of the the cliffs and rocks at the end of the beach.

Diving into the gully

Here, there is a deep gully were local “muchachos” were having great fun diving into the clear water.

Sea shore

Vote for Cala de Enmedio and Andalucia.

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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 in the little coastal village of Las Negras in the heart of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. 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 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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