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El Rastrillo de Fernán Pérez

On the first Sunday of the month, a small market, El Rastrillo de Fernán Pérez, is held in the pretty square of the village. Arts and crafts, bread and cakes, beer and wine, books, bric-a-brac and antiques. You will find them … Continue reading

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Sculptors on the beach

Our previous blog featured the hat makers from Holland. The same group on this arts and craft holiday make sculpture under the guidance of  Yvon van der Weide. Here are some photos taken of them on Friday morning. They set up … Continue reading

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Ladies from Holland and hand made hats

On Saturday evening these ladies from Holland proudly displayed the hats they had crafted duriung the week. Every spring and autumn groups from Holland, organised by Yvon van der Weide, come to Las Negras for an arts and crafts holiday. … 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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San Isidro

This weekend we have had an extra day’s holiday (Friday) in honour of San Isidro, who is the patron saint of the two little nearby towns of Campohermoso and San Isidro. It has also been a holiday in Madrid. We were … Continue reading

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Arte Rastrillo

Yesterday a sreet market, Arte Rastrillo, organised by the Ayuntamiento de Nijar, took place in Las Negras beside the beach. This was the first organised market of the year and future ones will be held here on the third Sunday … Continue reading

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El Viernes Santo en Las Negras

Las Negras has been extremely busy this Semana Santa and the weather, although not as clear and hot as at the beginning of the week, has been warm and sunny enough to please our visitors. Yesterday morning we walked to San Pedro … Continue reading

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