Tag Archives: Spain

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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Spring Flowers

Glorious spring weather this week and the countryside, after a wetter than normal winter, is bursting with colour thanks to the abundance of wild flowers in bloom this year. The photo above shows asphodels and pink cistus on the hillside … Continue reading

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El Rastrillo de Fernán Pérez

On the first Sunday of the month, a small market, El Rastrillo de Fernán Pérez, is held in the pretty square of the village. Arts and crafts, bread and cakes, beer and wine, books, bric-a-brac and antiques. You will find them … 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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Wild Flowers Around Las Negras

Here are some photos and descriptions of the beautiful wild flowers we have seen on our walks during the last week. Because of the wetter-than-normal winter, the hills and ramblas around our village are covered with flowers, some common but … Continue reading

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Puppy Update

Daisy’s puppies are almost 5 weeks old. They are eating solid food now although they still pester their mother at her milk bar. They are also active, playful and, under supervision, can enjoy some of the warm sunshine in the … Continue reading

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Puppy update – Three weeks old

Daisy’s puppies are now three weeks old. Here are some photos taken yesterday evening and outside this morning. They have started to walk about and have just had their first look at the garden. All four are fat and thriving. … Continue reading

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