Category Archives: Trips in the area

For a short time the almond trees are king

  When I travel through Andalucia the beautiful grey-green colours of the olives rule. However driving back from the coast yesterday I had had the luck and pleasure to enjoy the lovely sun shine and the flowering almond trees against … Continue reading

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Laguna de los Tollos, nature restored

Unfortunately  here in Spain, like everywhere else in the world we hear with depressing regularity about natural habitats being destroyed in the pursuit of profit. So it’s good to learn about a project where the opposite has happened, thanks to … Continue reading

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Mr Henderson’s Line, another way to explore Andalucia

Last night we were having dinner at Frank’s place in Arriate with some friends with kids and these were waiting in vain for the trains of 22.00, 23.00 and 24.00 to pass by (as Frank promised them that would be … Continue reading

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In Jerez horseback riding and sherry go together well

We have quite some guests that want to visit Jerez on a day trip from El Guarda or on their way to their next stop. Especially if one likes sherry and horses it is a nice place to go to. … Continue reading

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El Chorro, Hydro power and Mozarabic ruins

Being asked the ‘any suggestions what we should do today’ question we often advise our guests to go for a walk in the El Chorro area. A dream destination for rock climbers and geologists, Malaga’s lake district of El Chorro … Continue reading

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Cadiz, city of history and stunning pieces of architecture…

It had already been 4 years since we were Cadiz, we were still house hunting in those days. While busy being focused on a potential project in Vejer de la Frontera we decided to break away and fell in love … Continue reading

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The Mezquita, a Catholic church in a Mosque.

We had planned to do some sightseeing during our winter break and indeed we succeeded to some, be it less than planned though, but we aren’t gone yet! Thanks to the fact that our guests were so kind to offer to … Continue reading

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