Tag Archives: sea

Playas de Monsul y Barronal

This morning we  went for a walk around Monsul beach and across the dunes to Barronal beach enjoying the Spring sunshine. Not many people on the beach but across the sea small yachts were passing by. In this photo the … Continue reading

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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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Oliebollen and Appelflappen in Las Negras

It is a tradition in Holland to celebrate New year’s Eve with traditional sweet treats called ‘oliebollen’ (delicious round doughnuts with dried fruits and coated with icing sugar) and ‘appelflappen’ (tasty apple fritters) downed with Champagne (in Spain Cava), so when … 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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Las Salinas, Las Sirenas y San Miguel de Cabo de Gata

This morning we drove to Las Salinas de Cabo de Gata hoping to see the flamingos and other birds. We parked at the viewing spot just before San Miguel. It was a hazy morning and the light was almost monochrome … Continue reading

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