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My sherry amour – Pathé film (1964)

Filmed in 1964 – when seven out of ten bottles of sherry were exported to Britain – this short film contains all colours of the rainbow in the women’s fiesta dresses – with ink-black bulls for contrast. 352 more words

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Abundance in the huerta

The huerta is at its messiest now as unpicked veggies bolt and plants get leggy. There are still veggies to be picked however, tomatoes are lingering beneath heavy branches collapsed onto the earth. 128 more words

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What to do in Mijas? one day trip to a typical andalusian small white town

We went for a day to visit Mijas, that we had heard so much about it, we wanted to check it out. It is such a beautiful little town. 342 more words


FBF: Spain



7 days in Spain, early March 2014. Why? I wanted to practice my Spanish and Europe is like a quintessential beginner backpacker’s destination. 726 more words


Fourteen Degree Heat Wave

Mistakes can be conversation starters. I learned that after I blurted out (in Spanish) that ‘It must be 14 degrees (Celsius) outside!’ to a Spanish tattoo artist in my hostel in Seville. 432 more words


Treasures of the Costa de la Luz

The beauty of the coast and hinterland along the Costa de la Luz is rugged and harsh, but not without its treasures. The passing of time is evident – the ruins of ancient aqueducts sit alongside modern wind turbines and solar farms. 2,304 more words


Longing for Lobras

A very long post

Being lucky in finding awesome hosts while traveling or conducting HelpX was something that I should be grateful for. I also thought it was sort of special skill. 1,484 more words