A Boutique Andalusian Bed & Breakfast Experience Hotel Near Ronda

The Ocean Voyager and Me
Sipping and Supping in Farajan
The black bulls of Spain

The Ocean Voyager and Me

It is a thrilling moment when you first hold a manuscript that has turned miraculously into a book. This has been a long time in the making and what a relief it is as well as a source of pride. And ...

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Sipping and Supping in Farajan

The Alto Genal Valley is hard to find. So are the good eating places. We will reveal all to save you the trouble. LAS VISTAS DEL VALLE aka "ISA Y RAFA"CALLE CORCHUELO (which ...

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The black bulls of Spain

The Spanish stereotype once embodied the fearsome Duke of Alba, the grotesque Franco, the horrendous Inquisition. But times change and Spain is now all about flamenco and flounces, Carmen and ...

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Week of Art in Cartajima
Sevilla wonderful whatever the weather
Grape harvest time!

Week of Art in Cartajima

Enrique Linaza, famous internationally for his murals in particular and his artistic breadth in general, led a course recently at Los Castaños. It was a great success and, had I not been ...

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Sevilla wonderful whatever the weather

Sevilla, capital city of Andalucia, is just an hour and a half’s drive from Los Castaños so we drove there to celebrate my birthday recently. Ignoring the weather forecast which for ...

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Grape harvest time!

The grape harvesting and grinding (don´t know if that is a technically correct word!) is well under way in Andalucia and especially in Cartajima. The hotly contested first prize in the ...

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