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Barranco del Negro

Yesterday a howling gale raged over Southern Spain. We are relatively sheltered from the north west wind in Las Negras but the winds were still strong here and it was a relief to wake up to a calmer day and our customary blue skies. 460 more words

Return to Cabo de Gata

It’s a year since I last visited this desert region of Almeria and as soon as I enter the park, I feel at home. There’s no need to stop at the visitors centre, as I already have a comprehensive guide book from my last visit. 428 more words

European Nomad

Up into the mountains….

September 16th 2014

We left our beachside ‘resort’(!)

…..to spend the day travelling through the National Park towards the Sierra Nevada.

We found ourselves in a pretty little place called La Isleta where the local fishermen had just landed their catch and we watched as the fish were graded ready to supply the local bars and restaurants. 344 more words

"Travel makes one modest; you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world" (Gustave Flaubert)

The first post is dedicated to a great little Spanish secret I can only recommend to people who want to see something else but the usual city suspects Barcelona and Madrid. 1,267 more words