Tag Archives: Rodalquilar

Torre De Los Lobos

Yesterday, we walked up from the Valle de Rodalquilar to the Torre de Los Lobos. This 18th Century tower was built as a lookout for Berber Pirates but is now used as a Lighthouse. It was was a beautiful spring … Continue reading

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Riders in the Valley

After a windy week when the light has been obscured by dust from the Sahara we have enjoyed a couple of mild, soft days. They have been sunny and warm but the light has been muted due to the humidity. … 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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After the Storm – Rodalquilar – El Valle and El Playazo

This afternoon we took a walk through El Valle de Rodalquilar to El Playazo beach. the landscape looked very different after last weekend’s storms. The path we took from the old castle was a sea of mud. This photo approaching … Continue reading

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November sunshine in El Playazo

This afternoon we walked through El Valle de Rodalquilar down to El Playazo beach. The light was remarkable. Yesterday the sea was a vivid ultramarine but today it was a deep turquoise. At the end of the beach, from the … Continue reading

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Bothnical Gardens of Rodalquilar

Yesterday morning we visited the Botanical Gardens at Rodalquilar. Although only ten minutes drive away, it seems a while since we last went there and we were quite shocked at how arid the gardens are looking after having had so … Continue reading

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