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Flowers in the Valley

After a late night out we needed a long walk this morning, so we parked by the new riding stables at Rodalquilar and walked the length of El Valle and down to Cala de los Monteses. All week, the sun … 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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Art and Gardens in Madrid

We have just returned from a quick trip to Madrid. The main purpose of our visit was to look around the famous art galleries of the city. Madrid’s galleries house the finest collections of art in the world. As an … Continue reading

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El Valle de Rodalquilar

Yesterday afternoon we decided to walk around El Valle de Rodalquilar. We set off down a track near the hotel and past an interesting example of a very old Spanish farmhouse. In the grounds is an old noria- waterwheel- which … Continue reading

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Almond blossom in the ramblas of Las Negras

During the last couple of weeks, the wild almond trees in the ramblas and barrancos of Las Negras have burst into blossom. Here are some photos from the Barranco de Las Agüilas and the Barranco de Las Negras. The vibrant … Continue reading

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Almond groves in Fernán Pérez

Behind the little village of Fernán Pérez there are groves of almond trees near an old, restored mill. At this time of year the almond trees are bursting into blossom and, against the clear, blue Andalucian sky, are a glorious … Continue reading

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