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We had a dream……

We had a dream…………. A dream to live a life of simplicity, somewhere we could bring our daughter up to realise the values of everyday life and we could work together as a family to make our dream come true. … Read More

Bird life of Andalucia

We have some amazing wildlife here in the Altiplano de Granada, including some great species of birds. Regularly we see Griffin vultures circling above us or in the distance, they look very similar from a distance in the sky to … Read More

Special Seaside Trips

We absolutely love where we live in inland Andalucia, surrounded by lakes, mountains and amazing scenery, but sometimes we do like to go and visit the seaside, a chance for some tasty fresh seafood too. Our closest beach resorts are … Read More

Gorgeous Granada

We’ve just had a sneaky overnighter to Granada, it’s Christmas, why not! Granada is only 1 hour 15 mins away, so perfect for a day trip as well as a little break as there’s a wide choice of hotels in … Read More

Ski time

It’s that time of year when we always start thinking about waxing our skis ready for a jaunt to the Sierra Nevada ski resort, only an hour and forty five minutes from us door to door. Our amazing local ski … Read More

Big Autumn skies of Spain

Out on a stroll with the dogs this afternoon and it’s beautiful out there. It’s cold out of the sun, but beautifully warm in the sun. The sky is a beautiful azure blue colour and stretches on forever. I can … Read More

Seasons in the Altiplano

Some people may think it’s always hot in southern Spain, maybe the occasional rainstorm but other then that it’s always Summer! Well now is the time for a little education about our seasons, our Summer is nice and long, the … Read More

Beautiful Cartagena

We’ve just had a lovely little break in Cartagena, a beautiful city with an amazing history, there is a lovely port and harbour, a fantastic old town with loads to see and do and eat. There’s plenty of museums to … Read More

So lucky

We are so lucky to live in such a beautiful place especially when the sun is shining, which happens most of the time here in the Altiplano de Granada. Today was one of those days, starting with clear blue skies … Read More

Sunshine days

It’s raining today, the first time in ages and I’m missing our endless days of sunshine. It’s amazing to wake up, open the shutters and have the sun shining through the window. What a great feeling to have sun and … Read More

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