Tag Archives: Cortijo del Fraile

Spring Flowers

Glorious spring weather this week and the countryside, after a wetter than normal winter, is bursting with colour thanks to the abundance of wild flowers in bloom this year. The photo above shows asphodels and pink cistus on the hillside … Continue reading

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The First Ebike Holiday in the Cabo de Gata

It was Sean Popplewell, a regular visitor to the Cabo de Gata from Ireland, who came up with the idea. Earlier this year he suggested to me that I should put together a cycling tour of the Parque Natural using … Continue reading

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Testing bike and route

I have been given a Swiss made Flyer electric bike to try out until next Tuesday. This is the make of bike that I have been offered for the group from Ireland who want to explore the Parque Natural de … Continue reading

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Ermita del Fraile today

After a tapas lunch in Rodalquilar we returned home via the mining route inland which takes you through Cortijo del Fraile. The old Ermita, famous for being the scene of the crime of passion on which Federica Garcia Lorca based … Continue reading

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Above Cortijo del Fraile

Today is a public holiday in Spain. It has been breezy, and cooler than yesterday, so we took ourselves for a long walk. We parked beside the track leading south from Cortijo de Montana and walked up to the mountains … Continue reading

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