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The unexpected link between Keith Richards and El Guarda

This week I came across an article talking about the biography of Keith Richards. Although I am – unlike many others – not a biography lover, something really caught my eye. It was a part about his youth and how … Continue reading

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Shooting Stars above El Guarda

Last night if was a bit cloudy but Sam and I saw one while doing our final pee round at 23.15: a shooting star. This morning I was early out with him again and saw another one as it just … Continue reading

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Renée’s gast(guest) Blog

Rondwandelen in mijn gedachten Bloggen is tegenwoordig reuze populair. Een uitgelezen manier om met je publiek in contact te komen. Dus toen Hans vroeg of ik een gastblog wilde schrijven, stemde ik volmondig in. Maar toen was ik nog in … Continue reading

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So this was Cortijo El Guarda 2012

Although we aren’t completely at the end of the year, for us the season 2012 is over.  It was our first real year in the world of the hospitality business and we must say we have learned a lot. Our … Continue reading

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How many Toros are there anyway?

Since we started cooking for our guests Rabo de Toro has become one of their favourites. Every one likes the the smell and taste of this soft meat and forgets instantly his first association with the meat.  Tonight it will be … Continue reading

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So here we go: Bienvenido to our life at El Guarda

Alcalá del Valle, Andalusia in Spain It wasn’t until someone recently asked me where they could buy postcards of Alcalá that I realized there are probably no postcards of Alcalá. There aren’t any stickers that say I ♥ Alcalá, or … Continue reading

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