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Alhabia – Huécija – Alicun – Alhabia

We can see the two villages of Huécija and Alicun on the mountainside across the valley from our cortijo. To reach them by car there is a turning off the Alhama de Almeria – Canjayar main road. We thought there … Continue reading

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Alhabia – Bentarique

Last Sunday morning we started the walk we took on Saturday (see previous blog) but the other way around, crossing the Rio Nacimiento further up and, at the large ruin across the river, took a promising – looking wide track … Continue reading

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Via Verde, Alhabia – Terque

There is a short, circular walk from Alhabia to Terque which we take regularly. From our cortijo we walk down to and across the Rio Nacimiento to the end of the bridge taking the main Alhabia – Terque road. Just … Continue reading

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Notes from Alhabia

  We have been living here over a month now and, with the passing of high summer, our cortijo is becoming more colourful with the addition of more flowers in pots and the flowering of trees and shrubs. This is … Continue reading

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We have a Peachic

When we bought this cortijo at the end of July we inherited 5 hens, a cockerel and a pair of peacocks. Shortly after we moved in the peahen laid two eggs which she decided to brood over. As we have … Continue reading

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Almeria – Feria y Fiestas

The annual Feria y Fiestas of Almeria City started last Friday night and will continue until next Sunday. This is one of the most famous fiestas in Andalucia and the days and nights are filled with events, parties and concerts … Continue reading

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Casas Monumentales – Terque

The little towns and villages in the valleys of the rios Nacimiento and Andarax boast some beautiful old houses. These were mostly built during the 19th Century when the area became wealthy from the production of table grapes and oranges. … Continue reading

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