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Canjáyar – Dia de Aceite

This morning we went up  to the nearby town of Canjáyar in La Alpujarra Almeriense because it was celebrating its annual “Day of Olive Oil”. Here is a display of the olive oil and preserved olives from La Almajara de … Continue reading

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Rambla de Los Yesos – Alboloduy

Yesterday morning we walked up and around the Rambla de Los Yesos near Alboloduy. To reach the rambla follow the Rio Nacimiento upstream from Alboloduy for about 500 metres. The confluence with the rambla is on the left and the … Continue reading

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Almócita – Pueblo de Grafiti

Yesterday morning we drove up to Laujar de Andarax to enjoy the scenery of La Alpujarra in the lovely autumn sunshine. Here is a photo we took on our way of Fondon with Fuente Victoria and Laujar de Andarax behind … Continue reading

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Jardín Botánico de Terque

  Yesterday morning we walked from our cortijo up the Rio Andarax past Terque and crossed the main road to take a track, Camino de la Cañada, which led through the valley to the hills behind. The route we took … Continue reading

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Los Millares

We visited the copper age settlement and necropolis, Los Millares, last week. It is located just 10km from our home and 18km from Almeria City and the coast. There was a settlement here for about 1,000 years between 3,200 and … Continue reading

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In the hills behind Alhabia

For our long morning walk last Sunday we followed the Rio Andarax downstream from below our cortijo and joined the Alhabia road, A1075, shortly after the junction with the AL3407. It is easy to see where to leave the river … Continue reading

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Paterna Del Rio – First snow and chestnuts

This morning we drove up to Paterna Del Rio to see the autumn colours and chestnut woods. We were surprised when we approached Laujar de Andarax to see some snow already on the highest peaks of the Sierra Nevada in … Continue reading

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