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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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Old Olives in the Valley

Yesterday we went for a walk along El Valley de Rodalquilar following a track the other side of the main road. Looking back there are good views of Rodalquilar, the old gold mine workings and the mountains behind. This track … Continue reading

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The day after Christmas – Cala del Carnaje

Another glorious winter’s day so, after a light lunch of fruit and yoghurt to make up for the excesses of yesterday, we went for a walk down the track to Cala del Carnaje. This is the next turning off the … Continue reading

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Las Negras – 22/10

A brief visit to Las Negras today at about midday. Calm sea, clear light and fantastic colours. As usual for a Monday in October there was hardly anybody about. Unfortunately I had no time to take many photos, laze on … Continue reading

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Goats in the Morning

We woke up this Sunday morning to find a herd of goats outside our gate. There was a warm morning light on the estepa and a little haze which softened the harshness of the countryside in summer. It was worth … Continue reading

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Fresh Fig Leaves

The Poniente wind is howling again and for the second time this week we are on yellow alert for gales. April is always a changeable month in Spain and this year has been typical, although we have had very little … Continue reading

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Olives

Our olives have done well this year and we are now picking some for preserving. In a month’s time, when they turn black and soften they will be ready for oil. For details on how to preserve olives see today’s … Continue reading

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