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Guaro’s ‘Dia del Almendro’ 27 January, 2013

Since Christmas the almond trees for which Guaro is renowned have been in blossom; normally these old, twisted trees burst …

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December in Andalucia

This week running up to Christmas has just been glorious. Hitting the low 20s (centigrade) and plenty of sun has …

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Autumn vistas – Guaro, Andalucia

After some heavy autumn storms, today has been glorious – perfect for enjoying the countryside and then rewarding oneself with …

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Fonda Casa La Mariana – Tapas bar

Monda, the neighbouring village to Guaro. Today with friends we enjoyed tapas in the sun at the Casa La Mariana. …

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Shanti Som, Monda (Marbella) – Restaurant, & Detox Retreat

Ithought I would say a few words about Shanti Som, the Hotel Retreat that's about 10 minutes drive away on …

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Castanas – Sweet Chestnuts from the Sierra

It’s Halloween and I’ve escaped the PC and headed to Refugio de Jaunar to take a walk. By the rural …

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Temple Garden, Alozaina, Andalucia

From the kitchen window I’ve often admired a dramatic red gorge that cuts across the Sierra Prieta – it’s a …

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Succulents

Cactus Botanical Garden, Sierra de las Nieves – Jardín Botanico de Cactus y Otras Suculentas ‘Mora i Bravard’

Collected with passion and some degree of obsession, these striking and sometimes very rare cactus and succulents now call a small Andalusian mountain village home.

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