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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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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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Ebike holiday in the Cabo de Gata

Earlier this year we mentioned that a small group from Ireland asked us to organize a holiday in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata using electric mountain bikes to explore the area. We are pleased to confirm that this … Continue reading

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Hats at La Paloma

Last week we posted a blog about the end-of-craft-course evening at Cortijo La Paloma, Las Negras, but we arrived a little late and missed the parade of hats which the guests had made. During the last week, a fresh group … 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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