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Torre De Los Lobos

Yesterday, we walked up from the Valle de Rodalquilar to the Torre de Los Lobos. This 18th Century tower was built as a lookout for Berber Pirates but is now used as a Lighthouse. It was was a beautiful spring … Continue reading

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Oliebollen and Appelflappen in Las Negras

It is a tradition in Holland to celebrate New year’s Eve with traditional sweet treats called ‘oliebollen’ (delicious round doughnuts with dried fruits and coated with icing sugar) and ‘appelflappen’ (tasty apple fritters) downed with Champagne (in Spain Cava), so when … Continue reading

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The day after Christmas – Cala del Carnaje

Another glorious winter’s day so, after a light lunch of fruit and yoghurt to make up for the excesses of yesterday, we went for a walk down the track to Cala del Carnaje. This is the next turning off the … Continue reading

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The Botanists are here

The professors and students from Kew Gardens, London, are here in Las Negras at the moment enjoying their annual field trip. This is the 27th consecutive year the group has come here in the spring to study the flora. On … Continue reading

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Landscapes, Flora and San Pedro in June

The exceptional, long, green grasses which covered the countryside and mountains around the Parque Natural this spring have now dried and the landscape has taken on hues of orange and yellow as we enter summer. The photo above taken from … Continue reading

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Cala del Carnaje

For the first Sunday for over 6 months we did not laze on the beach today or swim in the sea. A cold front passed over the Cabo de Gata yesterday giving us a cloudy and showery day and although … Continue reading

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