Tag: Andalusia

Goodbye 2017, Happy New Year

Topsy Turvy Tribe

Goodbye 2017 and hello to 2018! This year has been amazing, living in the Granada region of Spain, deep in the Spanish campo has been totally inspiring. We have travelled all over Andalucia and been outside every single day, walking, Read more…

Christmas Sunsets in the Costa Del Sol

Christmas Sunset, Costa del Sol, Andalucia, Spain

You really can’t beat a good sunset. The Costa del Sol, where we are visiting for the Christmas holidays, has some stunning sunsets. Especially when looking over the mountains, across the Mediterranean sea to Morocco. Maybe it’s the expanse of Read more…

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from Topsy Turvy Tribe 2017

This Christmas we have travelled from Central Portugal to the Costa del Sol in Spain to spend some quality time with family; Grandma, Grandad, Aunties, Uncles and cousins, just as it should be at Christmas time perfect. It’s not quite as cold Read more…

Poppies and Dandelions

Andalucia in Spring is a spectacular place full of life, colour and beauty. If you have holidayed in Spain during summer you can be forgiven for thinking that Spain is a dry, arid land with only a smattering of greenery. Read more…

Cafe Royalty Cadiz

Cafe Roaylty Cadiz, Andalucia Spain

In 1912 Café Royalty in Cadiz, Spain, was the place to be if you were ‘a somebody’. Politicians, writers, poets, artists and thinkers would enjoy the service, craftsmanship, artwork and live music.  The café closed it’s doors in the 1930’s and the premises fell into disrepair. Incredibly, one hundred years after the initial opening a team of experts painstakingly recreated original techniques of that time to restore the café’s decor and materials back to its initial glory and grandeur.  

Costa de la Luz Beaches

Bologna part of the Costa de la Luz

The Costa de la Luz, is Western Spain’s ‘Coast of Light’ and includes the Cadiz and Huelva provinces.  Tourists head for the beautiful Costa Del Sol in their droves, to sample the sunshine and sangria, however if you are the kind of traveller who would like to discover the wilder white sandy beaches with less crowds, and development, the Costa de la Luz is a must visit. 

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) the signposts disappear when most needed, the Read more…

Río Pesquera River Walk

The Río Pesquera is a river running near the hilltop town of Zagra in the Granada province of Andalucia, Spain.  The Río Pesquera joins into Lake Iznajar which is the largest lake in Andalucia and extends far into the Cordórba province.  There Read more…

24 Hours in Malaga

24 Hours in Malaga, Spain by Topsy Turvy Tribe24 Hours in Malaga, Spain by Topsy Turvy Tribe

Malaga, once previously over-looked city in comparison to Barcelona and Madrid is now a formidable adversary.  There has been extensive restoration and re-generation, which has much transformed Malaga into a great cultural tourist destination.  Think museums (so many fantastic museums), art, Read more…

El Balcón del Coño, Ronda

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 Read more…