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Rincones de Bornos

This morning we drove up to the estepa above las Negras and took the dogs for a walk around this wild plateau, calling at the retreat Bornos. We rented a cortijo on the estepa, near Fernán Pérez, for twenty months … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing

Yesterday evening we went to the end-of-holiday celebration at the beautiful Cortijo La Paloma situated at the end of Las Negras beach. Sculpture is the main theme of these art and craft holidays but additional activities are sometimes offered as … Continue reading

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Down on the Farm

Returning from our morning walk we stopped at the finca of the Garcia family at the edge of Las Negras beneath the San Pedro cliff path to buy some fresh vegetables. Manuel, the owner, picked us some broad beans, spring … 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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Arts and Crafts at Cortijo La Paloma

Cortijo La Paloma is a large house in an idyllic location at the end of Las Negras beach. It is set in beautiful gardens with a large swimming pool and attractive apartments in a rustic style which are let for … 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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Orchids and other wild flowers

Today we walked along the path from the old gold mines, Minas de Avalan, that hugs the mountainside overlooking Cortijo del Fraile. It has been a beautiful, sunny day and we could clearly see, behind the ruins of the old … Continue reading

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