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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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Exploring the ramblas of Tabernas

This morning we drove to Tabernas with the intention of exploring the desert landscape. We know the town and everybody has heard of its tourist attractions, the wild west villages built for the spaghetti westerns, but we had not explored … 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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Flowers in the Ramblas

Although most days have been sunny this spring, we have had more rainfall than usual in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. The botanists from Kew Gardens and our son, Jason, who returned to England last week, remarked that … Continue reading

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Botanical Notes from Las Negras

Spring is now in full bloom in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata and the ramblas of Las Negras are bursting with colour. Wild poppies add splashes of red to the yellows of Bermuda buttercups and flowering shrubs. Most … Continue reading

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Rambles along Ramblas

After our 8 course San Valentin dinner on Saturday evening, a long walk was called for on Sunday morning and so we headed up the Rambla Aires de Las Negras which passes below our house. The blossom on the almond … Continue reading

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