Category Archives: Sport

Mamil spotted at El Guarda

Harleys, tattoos and a girlfriend  are out, now no mid-life crisis is complete without a souped-up road bike. Why? Every weekend, like in the rest of the western world: across Andalusian rolling countryside, watch out for the Mamils: Middle-Aged Men … Continue reading

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Being Dutch in Spain during the World Cup

In the weeks towards the start of the World Cup Football in Brazil I often asked myself if the Spain-Holland game would be a win/win thing for me or a lose/lose situation. Being Dutch and living in Spain it could … Continue reading

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Cueva del Gato and how we never got there.

Last weekend we had a couple of guests, Monica and Angel, who came here to explore walks in the Serrenía of Grazalema, more explicitly near Benaojan. They came back so enthusiastically that we took the first opportunity – Monday afternoon … Continue reading

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Parasailing in Algodonales, flying with the Vultures

Last year I had the opportunity to join one of our guests to his paragliding site just behind Olvera, some 25km from here. When I saw these guys and girls hanging below their parachutes I knew for sure: this is … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada skiing: been there, done that…

Oke, it might not be as über-huge as Les Trois Vallees, not as über-chique as Gstaad or as über-apres-ski as Saalbach, but we just had to go the Sierra Nevada to go skiing this year. After all we hadn’t brought … Continue reading

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El Torcal, not of this world

When we were looking for a place to but in Andalusia we stayed – forgot the reason why to be honest – in small place called Villanuevo de la Concepción (it seems that names of places in Spain get longer … Continue reading

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El Caminito del Rey, King Alfonso XIII must have been a brave man

As it was lovely weather here in Andalusia during the Christmas week, we decided to join our guests and have a walk in the wonderful El Chorro area. We also wanted to have a look at something that is called … Continue reading

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