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A Wren building it’s nest

A welcome visitor this time of year is a Wren (Reyezuelo in spanish) building it’s nest. The wren seems to have a found a home in an abandoned House martin’s nest.

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Walk to Cañon de los Buitreras from Canada del real Tesoro, Malaga, Andalucia

Leaving Finca del Rio, La vina de la Iglesia in the early morning of a sunny February day, this walk is a there and back but encompassed such a variety of scenery as to make it far from boring. The … Continue reading

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Fishing the Guadiaro River

The River Guadiaro rolls its way through the valley passing open pastures, white villages, olive groves and finally exits the valley through the gorge at the Cañón de las Buitreras. Along the way are pebbly beaches and banks where it … Continue reading

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Our lastest visitor

Just as the day was cooling down we noticed this little visitor perched on a chair arm. Quite why this small frog should be attacted to our terrace was a puzzle until we spotted the obvious. The frog was blending … Continue reading

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Harvest / Vendimia 2013

Each year the harvest follows the same pattern so here are a few pictures showing the 2013 harvest which was a bumper year. We had 32 people helping and harvested approx 2,200 kilos/litres. The grapes started fermentation almost immediately.   … Continue reading

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