Category Archives: Expats in andalucia

A pre-camino adventure…

I’ve been on a bit of a jaunt!  We packed the dog off to be cared for by friends and left a mound of food for the cat, and off we went!  We drove west, and our first stop after … Continue reading

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A week of variety

Last week was the start of my new eating regime (not vegan after all, as I am reliable informed that one cannot be a part-time vegan). I had great fun researching interesting recipes for my plant-based diet and have enjoyed … Continue reading

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A downhill stroll – priceless!

Let’s walk from Frigiliana to Nerja she said. That sounded easy, Nerja is on the coast and Frigiliana is around 7 kms inland and uphill, so I would be a partaking of a relaxing stroll downhill for a couple of … Continue reading

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They’ll see me coming in this…

We’ve had some very stormy weather here the last few days. Yesterday, gale-force winds were whipping around the mountain almost taking control of your movements, pushing you along from behind or almost stopping you in your tracks. There was even … Continue reading

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Cooperating in Cómpeta

I made a lovely walk before christmas and had planned to write a post about it (one of the many unwritten posts) – I had even thought of a title – “a well rounded day” as, not only was the … Continue reading

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A jaunt to Jerez

Apologies that there has been a bit of a hiatus between my account of the trip that I took with my daughter Ella to Seville (at the end of November) and the continuation of this trip to Jerez – all … Continue reading

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A saunter through Sevilla

David dropped Ella and me off at Malaga’s Maria Zambrano train station on Saturday morning (28 November) where we boarded the 10:40 to Sevilla.  I discovered during my sorti into the Renfe website that it is possible to obtain a … Continue reading

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A meander around Málaga

No trepidation was involved in my latest adventure…a round trip with my daughter Ella, taking in Málaga, Seville and Jerez de la Frontera. We were disappointed that a pre-Christmas family gathering here in Cómpeta couldn’t after all take place, but … Continue reading

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A word in your ear…

OK guys, you haven’t heard the last of me just yet. I have a favour to ask – in fact I have two, but I will save the second one for another post. So here’s today’s favour… I know that … Continue reading

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The final leg of my pre-camino camino

Rain was forecast for the whole of this week excepting Monday, and the prophesy was not wrong.  We have had days and days of downpours. Not the odd spot here and there, but determined great dollops of the wet stuff … Continue reading

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Part two of my pre-camino camino

As you may remember, I am walking from home to Málaga as a prequel to my forthcoming Camino Mozárabe.  I walked the first leg a few weeks ago, from my front door to Algarrobo Costa. I wrote about it here. … Continue reading

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Morocco – feeling blue – but in a not so positive way!

Immediately after publishing my last post to my blog about our stay in Chefchauen in Morocco I became rather ill with a virus which laid me low for the remainder of my holiday. A few more photos from Chefchauen We … Continue reading

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Morocco – feeling blue – but in a very positive way

Having seen a ‘last minute’ holiday with a photography theme in Morocco advertised by a local travel agent at a very reasonable price, we decided to join the small group of spanish photography enthusiasts (including a professor of photography) for … Continue reading

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From first light to sunset – what a very special day

My day started when I opend my eyes (quite late) and was greeted by this sight through my bedroom window – the first strike of the sun upon the snow covered peak of mount Maroma. I am treated to this … Continue reading

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2015 – bring it on

This is the first day I have woken up in Spain for a whole month, having spent four weeks in the UK helping out with the early arrival of my grand daughter. Of course I wouldn’t have missed that experience … Continue reading

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