Monthly Archives: November 2015

Christopher’s Pitch

After giving Mathilde and Rick a little help with their olive harvest, and laden down with freshly pressed olive oil, we moved a little further north to spend a couple of days at a campsite close to the centre of

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Córdoba

Córdoba

We took the bus from La Campiña to Cordoba (€4 each, 45 minutes) while Rick very kindly looked after the Kray twins. Time was limited so we took a taxi from the bus station to the Calahorrra tower, which lies

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Córdoba

The Olive Harvest

We have discovered the best campsite in Spain…it is La Campiña, a smallish site tucked away in the Andalucian olive groves about 20 miles south of Córdoba. The name La Campiña translates as a region of rolling hills and fertile

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Posted in Autumn 2015, Santaella

For Whom the Bell Tolls

Following in the footsteps of Ernest Hemingway, Orson Welles, Tennyson and a few other tourists, we have just spent four days in Ronda…an amazing town perched on top of sheer cliffs, deep in Andalucia. We stayed at Camping El Sur,

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Posted in - Spain, Andalucia, Autumn 2015, Ronda

On the Road Again…..Lorca

After a few great weeks at Marjal we have moved on; Mavis was getting itchy wheels. We spent last night at La Torrecilla, a small site about 7 km outside Lorca, which is about 70 miles down the A7 from

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Posted in - Spain, Autumn 2015, Lorca, Murcia

Don’t Trust a Woman with Eyeballs in her Bag.

There was a Petanque competition last week, open to all, which we had a go at. You can just see the orange cochonet or piglet that Nia is aiming for in the foreground. We failed to figure in the prize

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Posted in - Spain, Autumn 2015, Catrall, Valencia

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