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Genoveses – Pitas and Grasses

Yesterday we walked the length of Genoveses beach, San Jose. We parked near the old windmill and followed the track down to the bay. The landscape is changing as summer advances.The greens of the fresh grasses and the colours of … Continue reading

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Tribute to Las Pitas

We have always associated Las Pitas with the landscape   of the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Because they are not endemic to Andalucia there was talk of them being eradicated by conservationists. Instead an invasion of black picudos, … Continue reading

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Save the Pitas

We understand that the authorities want to destroy the agaves (pitas) in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata where I live because they regard them as an invasive species not indigenous to the area. Our local paper has an … Continue reading

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Agave (Pitas) En Flor

I do not take many landscape photos in high summer. It is too hot to walk around the campo and on most days in July and August the light loses its clarity because of the heat haze. This year, though, … Continue reading

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