Category Archive: Spain

Las Fuentes Viejas

In 1940 extremely heavy rain caused a landslide which devastated the town of Fuentes de Cesna, many were killed, the town re-built but then a second landslide in 1963 led to the planning… Continue reading

The best playground in Spain..?

Antequera in Andalucia has so much to offer, the wonderful old town, Alcazaba, Lovers Rock, the Dolmens, weird rocks in the nearby El Torcal Natural park and a lagoon home to flamingos, all… Continue reading

Valentino the Shepherd

We met Valentino when we were out for a walk with the boys, down at Rio Pesquera, near to the small village of Zagra, in the Granada Province of Andalucia, Spain.  We have… Continue reading

Comares

The traditional village of Comares, in the Malaga Provence, Andalucia is known as the ‘balcony of the Axarquia’, famed for its stunning views and mountain top location.  Less than an hour’s drive from… Continue reading

Fun at Torrox Costa

The boys had a great time playing on this new huge Gaudi-esq undulating tiled installation which spreads along the the Carr. de Algeria and Av. de Andalucia in Torrox Costa, Malaga, Andalucia. This… Continue reading

Nerja Town, Beaches & Caves

Nerja is one of the Costa del Sol’s most beautiful costal towns, within easy reach of the bustling city of Malaga.  Just fifty kms from Malaga, along the N340, a picturesque stretch of coastal highway,… Continue reading

Sierra de Loja

If you are brave enough you can drive up the steep, unsealed track to visit the Sierra de Loja.  As we see the wind turbines from miles away, we were keen to take… Continue reading

Priego de Córdoba

Priego De Córdoba, is a stunning town with spectacular architecture located in the Cordoba provence of Andalucia, midway between Córdoba and Granada. The town is part of the Subbética region, encompassing the Subbética Natural Park, which… Continue reading

Antequera

Located in the heart of Andalucia, Antequera is at a cross roads of the routes from Seville to Granada and Malaga to Cordoba.  The small city has a rich history, full of Romans, the Moors,… Continue reading

El Torcal

El Torcal Natural Park is 12kms from the town of Antequera.   The road to El Torcal is sporadically signposted with brown signs bearing the pancake rock logo.  In true Spanish style (aplogies Spain)… Continue reading