Monthly Archive for: ‘September, 2012’

Quirky Lebanese Restaurant in Malaga’s old town

We discovered this place through a recommendation; and to be fair if it hadn’t been recommended I don’t think we …

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Molino Del Santo

Molino del Santo, Country Hotel, Benaojan, near Ronda, Andalucia

When I was hiking in the Ronda Mountains this week I stayed the night at the Molino del Santo in …

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Hiking in Grazalema’s natural park, north west of Ronda

Had a wonderful day hiking with guide and qualified ornithologist Eve Monika Bratek,and Karl in the mountains near Benaojan and …

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Gar-Anat Hotel de Peregrinos, Granada

Granada is a uniquely compelling city; its studenty, hippy vibe is a welcome contrast to the formality of a city …

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Cortijo Los Frailes

Cortijo de los Frailes, Almeria

A simmering feud between two families in 1930s Andalucía was the inspiration for Federico Garcia Lorca‘s classic play, the ‘Blood …

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La Almendra Y El Gitano Almeria

Tranquility in hidden Europe – ‘La Almenda y El Gitano’, near Agua Amargas, Almeria, Andalucia

The dry heat is glorious; we’re in Almeria, the eastern province of Andalucía.  It’s not well known, and most know …

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Salobrena – worth a visit – Costa Tropical, Granada

Although most of Salobreña’s old town has been rebuilt, the ‘old town’, which sits atop a prominence, overlooking rustic market …

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Natural & organic fruit and veg market – Coin (Malaga province)

Today I was introduced to the local natural and organic fruit and veg market in Coín. My guide and vegetarian, organic food evangelist was Natalie, vegetarian food writer, cook, stylist and restaurant consultant.

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Picking almonds – surprisingly therapeutic

This evening I enjoyed some peace and solitude, picking almonds from the trees around the cortijo. The temperature was so …

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