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Barranco de las Agüillas

Here are some photos taken yesterday when we walked along the Barranco de las Agüillas in Las Negras. The countryside around us is still looking beautiful with the spring flowers in profusion, fig trees in full leaf and the hillsides … Continue reading

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Flowers in the Valley

After a late night out we needed a long walk this morning, so we parked by the new riding stables at Rodalquilar and walked the length of El Valle and down to Cala de los Monteses. All week, the sun … Continue reading

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Returning with a mate

Our chameleon has now appeared on our bottom fence every day for a week. Today she turned up with a mate. We know she is a female because, according to research the females display yellow or orange spots during the … Continue reading

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Changing Colour

This chameleon has been visiting our bottom terrace during the last few days. He blends in well with the fencing. Shortly after photographing him there, he moved into the climbing bougainvillea and changed colour. He also puffed himself up in … Continue reading

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Rambla de Las Negras

Yesterday morning we walked up the Rambla de Las Negras, known locally as Los Barrancos, in the Spring sunshine. This rambla leads off the Rambla de Las Aguillas at the edge of the village inland towards the mountains and is … Continue reading

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How Green is the Valley

A lot of rain has fallen on Southern Spain during the last couple of weeks. Although the Parque Natural del Cabo de Gata has escaped the worst of the weather, and we have had many warm, sunny days, we have … Continue reading

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Chameleons in Andalucia

There are about 180 species of chameleon, most of which are in Africa and Madagascar, but in Europe we only have the common chameleon which can be found in the coastal provinces of Andalucia – Almeria, Malaga, Cadiz and Huelva. … Continue reading

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