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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…


Olive Picking in Portugal 

Tractor ride with the olives!

Olive picking starts early in Portugal, as the season begins in November. We have now picked olives in France, Portugal and Spain. Each experience has been very different. In France olives are raked with small hand combs into the nets Read more…


Tapas

Mini Burger Gourmet Tapas, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Tapas O Tapas, the fantastic Spanish nibble, the variety, the deliciousness and the sheer volume of tapas makes it a quintessential part of Spanish culture and identity.  Sure you can get tapas anywhere now, go to a Spanish restaurant chain Read more…


Heatwave

Fun in the Swimming Pool, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Scorchio!!!  The Iberian Peninsula has been experiencing rather a large rise in the mercury levels recently.   August is usually the month for 40º plus weather, but the end of June and beginning of July has been seriously hot.  When Read more…


Parque de las Ciencias, Granada

Biodome, Parque de las Ciencias, Science Museum, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Granada in Spain has numerous museums, the Science Park (Parque de las Ciencias) is centrally located and a perfect place to spark the imagination, for both adults and children alike. There are a variety of buildings and sections to the Read more…


Andalucian Sunset

Clouds at sunset, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Dramatic and moody Andalucian skies are providing a spectacular show for us each evening.  So beautiful, peaceful and relaxing, you cannot help but marvel at mother nature’s creative palette.  Although no two sunsets are the same, we seem to be Read more…


Las Alpujarras

Las Alpujarras, Andalucia, Spain

Las Alpujarras are a range of beautiful whitewashed high mountain villages perched and dotted around the Southern side of the steep slopes of the domineering Sierra Nevada. Precariously clinging to the side of the mountain, sheltered in deep gorges, the Read more…


Monachil Los Cahorros Gorge Walk Granada

Monachil Village, Granada, Andalucia, Spain

Walking in the Los Cahorros gorge is absolutely fantastic, the walks here are so varied and interesting there is enough here to fascinate even the most reluctant of walkers.  The gorge has a network of tunnels, suspension bridges, steps and Read more…


Dia de la Cruz Fiesta Granada

Altar, Dia de la Cruz Granada

The day of the Cross (Dia de la Cruz) is celebrated on May the 3rd throughout Spain.  We visited Granada to attend this hugely popular festival which attracts many visitors from all over Andalucia and Spain.  The  Granda the roots of Read more…


Montefrio’s Amazing Views

Montefrio Andalucia, Granada Province, one of National Geographic's top ten towns with the best views in the world. Andalucia, Spain by Topsy Turvy Tribe

Montefrio is a striking whitewashed Andalusian town with a Moorish heritage surrounded by valleys, upon valleys of Olive groves.  At Montefrio’s highest point there is a ruined Moorish fortress and church.  We made the climb to the top to admire the view Read more…