Andalucia Diary – Seasonal Travel Notes

Cerro De Hijar Hotel Tolox Panoramic View

Hotel & Restaurant Cerro de Hijar in Tolox

A short drive from Guaro, into the Sierra de las Nieves, takes you to Tolox.  Looking down on the village …

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Great tapas are back in Marbella’s old town

Anyone that follows my blog occasionally will know that there are actually a few things I like more than a …

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Teepee on the costas

It's saturday and finally, 24 hours without pouring rain.  Went for a long walk on the beach, from Elviria to …

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Within grasp but out of reach…

…photos of the sunset tonight. Africa and Gibraltar seem sooo close.  

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How they used to live…

On the edge of the village of Guaro, I discovered this tiny peasant house surrounded by truly ancient olive trees. …

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Mirador Ermita de los Remedios

Spain has thousands of these tiny chapels; small refuges often built on the site of former Islamic structures ( as …

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Genal Valley

Autumn Route – La Serrania de Ronda & Genal Valley, Malaga

The chestnut forests of the Serrania de Ronda and Genal Valley, punctuated by tiny pueblos blancos, are amongst the best …

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Gaspar Restaurant

"Lentos pero torpes" is their strapline – slow and clumsy. Well, the service is a little slow, but good tasty …

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Robert Mapplethorpe at the CAC, Malaga – 11th sept – 15th Nov

With Malaga just 40 mins away, it's great just to get an urban fix now & then. We went to …

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