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Tribute to Las Pitas

We have always associated Las Pitas with the landscape   of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Because they are not endemic to Andalucia there was talk of them being eradicated by conservationists. Instead an invasion of black picudos, … Continue reading

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El Cargadero de Mineral de Agua Amarga

This morning we visited the ruins of El Cargadero de Mineral de Agua Amarga. These are easy to find, about 2km from Agua Amarga towards Carboneras. On the left hand side of the road is the Chumbero restaurant and on … Continue reading

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La Mejor Playa de España

The Spanish TV channel, Antena3, ran a poll over the summer inviting viewers to vote for “La Mejor Playa de España” (The best beach in Spain). The winner, with over 90,000 votes which was more than 21,000 votes more than … Continue reading

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Agave (Pitas) En Flor

I do not take many landscape photos in high summer. It is too hot to walk around the campo and on most days in July and August the light loses its clarity because of the heat haze. This year, though, … Continue reading

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Barranco del Negro

Yesterday a howling gale raged over Southern Spain. We are relatively sheltered from the north west wind in Las Negras but the winds were still strong here and it was a relief to wake up to a calmer day and … Continue reading

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The long way to Las Hortichuelas

Yesterday we took full advantage of perfect hiking weather and made a long circular walk from Las Negras through El Valle De Rodalquilar, up the rambla to Las Hortichuelas and back home down the Rambla Aires de Las Negras. Leaving … Continue reading

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A Christmas Walk, Genoveses Beach

Every day of Christmas week has been sunny, but today has been the finest of all and so, this morning, we drove to San José to walk the length of Genoveses beach. As usual, we parked at the edge of … Continue reading

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