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Sculptors on the beach

Our previous blog featured the hat makers from Holland. The same group on this arts and craft holiday make sculpture under the guidance of  Yvon van der Weide. Here are some photos taken of them on Friday morning. They set up … Continue reading

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Ladies from Holland and hand made hats

On Saturday evening these ladies from Holland proudly displayed the hats they had crafted duriung the week. Every spring and autumn groups from Holland, organised by Yvon van der Weide, come to Las Negras for an arts and crafts holiday. … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Sculptors and Rastrillo

Yesterday was warm and sunny. After windy and sometimes unsettled weather over the last week or so it suddenly felt like summer. Ideal for the monthly craft market, el rastrillo, by the sea in Las Negras. The stalls, selling antiques, … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing

Yesterday evening we went to the end-of-holiday celebration at the beautiful Cortijo La Paloma situated at the end of Las Negras beach. Sculpture is the main theme of these art and craft holidays but additional activities are sometimes offered as … Continue reading

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Hats at La Paloma

Last week we posted a blog about the end-of-craft-course evening at Cortijo La Paloma, Las Negras, but we arrived a little late and missed the parade of hats which the guests had made. During the last week, a fresh group … Continue reading

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Jueves Santo

Today, Jueves Santo, is the first public holiday of Semana Santa, Holy Week and holidaymakers were out in the Parque Natural de Cabo de Gata. Walking past Restaurant Las Barcas in Las Negras this morning we saw this tempting boat … Continue reading

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Ulli Butz in Rodalquilar

We were having a drink in Samambaia, Rodalquilar yesterday evening when we noticed a poster advertising an exhibition of sculptures by Ulli Butz which was opening at the little Centro Cultural in the main street of the village. We liked … Continue reading

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