Tag Archives: El Playazo

Riders in the Valley

After a windy week when the light has been obscured by dust from the Sahara we have enjoyed a couple of mild, soft days. They have been sunny and warm but the light has been muted due to the humidity. … Continue reading

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After the Storm – Rodalquilar – El Valle and El Playazo

This afternoon we took a walk through El Valle de Rodalquilar to El Playazo beach. the landscape looked very different after last weekend’s storms. The path we took from the old castle was a sea of mud. This photo approaching … Continue reading

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November sunshine in El Playazo

This afternoon we walked through El Valle de Rodalquilar down to El Playazo beach. The light was remarkable. Yesterday the sea was a vivid ultramarine but today it was a deep turquoise. At the end of the beach, from 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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Some photos from last week

The warm sunny weather continues here in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Here are some photos taken during the last week. Of the flowers along the cliffs in bloom at the moment, those of rumen induratus are the most … Continue reading

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Autumn in El Valle

We have now enjoyed over two weeks of continuous warm and sunny weather. Perfect for walking and enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Yesterday afternoon we walked through El Valle de Rodalquilar down to … Continue reading

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Rock pools of Rodalquilar and La Alcazaba of Almeria

Our grand-daughters Izzy (11) and Ellie (9) returned to England this morning after staying with us for 8 days. The weather has not been perfect but they still had a great holiday. On some days the Levante wind made the … Continue reading

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