December 18, 2016

Towering 1670 meters above the city of Loja,  Granada are the Sierra de Loja.  A huge mountain range which dominates and provides a beautiful backdrop for the city. The Sierra is best known for paragliding and climbing,  we went for a family walk and to see the range of caves,  cueavas. All of the caves […]

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December 16, 2016

Ronda, Spain with Toddlers in Tow Ronda is a stunningly located hilltop city in the Malaga province in beautiful Andalusia, Spain.  With around 35,000 living there, it is a small city with a friendly feel.  Ronda offers an impressive blend of architectural delights, culture, dramatic views and history and is one of the most visited and […]

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December 10, 2016

Ronda is the mountaintop city of dreams located in Spain’s Malaga province, Andalusia. One of Spain’s oldest cities popular with Hemingway and Orson Welles. This little balcony close to the Alameda park has to be one of the best places to marvel at the surrounding landscape.  Lean over the balcony and take a deep breath if […]

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December 3, 2016

The wonderful weather this week in Andalusia, so clear and bright, has provided us with amazing views of the Sierras that surround our home.  Each time we drive on the winding road down the A-4154 road towards Loja we can’t help but be stunned by the views towards the Sierra Nevada mountains and the lower Sierra de Loja. At […]

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November 27, 2016

Ronda is an ancient hilltop city just over an hours drive from Malaga in beautiful Andalucia, Southern Spain.  The Puente Nuevo,  or New Bridge, built in 1793, divides the casco antiguo, old town and allows access to the casco moderno,  new town of Ronda.   The Puente Nuevo has the ability to take your breath […]

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November 19, 2016

Throughout the Granada Province,  there are some amazing walking trails. Western Granada, ‘Poniente Granadino’ the last enclave of the Andalucian border, has a rich history and an beautiful landscape. The best way to explore the countryside is to follow a Caminos Naturales Ruta, a route following natural paths.   The Ruta  Turistica Rio Pesquera end […]

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November 16, 2016

Córdoba is an absolutely captivating city.  Beautiful whitewashed buildings, narrow winding streets, a very relaxed atmosphere and of course the ultimate on your itinerary, the mesmerising Meztiqua  (or cathedral mosque of) Córdoba. Here are our top five highlights of places to visit: 1. Mezquita-Catedral (Cathedral-Mosque) Free if you enter between 08.30-09.30, 10am-6/7pm €8 Is truly the jewel of the city of Córdoba and […]

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November 13, 2016

​Valdearenas Beach is our nearest beach, 5 minutes drive from the rural village of Iznajar in the Córdorba province, Andalucia. The freshwater lake is a beautiful turquoise and acts of a reservoir for the region. The beach has a great campsite and  chiringuito and during the summer you can go swimming,  rent pedalos,  kayaks and go […]

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November 11, 2016

An hours drive from Granada, and just a five minute drive from Ventorros de San Jose, high into the mountains, surrounded by olive groves and amazing views, you will find the Copper Age burial site of the Sierra Martilla.  Park up near the information sign and take an easy 10 minute walk up the hill where you […]

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