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When a young woman in England wins a weekend away with her boyfriend to Ronda, things start to get a little crazy. She speaks some Spanish, and he speaks none - with hilarious results as she delights in causing him further embarrassment. Especially when he sprains his ankle in the gorge.
Emily's Ronda Romance is a romantic tour of Ronda, Setenil de las Bodegas, Acinipo, Grazalema, and Zahara de la Sierra. What Emily really wants is an engagement ring. Will she get it? Read more.
Timetable of Processions for Easter Week (Semana Santa) in Ronda 2012
A rich calorie overdose treat eaten at Easter in Spain, Torrijas is made with day old bread, custard, and topped with sugar or honey. Try our recipe.
A delicious vegetarian meal that is a treat all year round, and recalls one of the greatest events of Spanish history, the retaking of Iberia by Christian forces from the Islamic kingdoms.
Windswept golden sand beaches, tranquil setting, Atlantic Ocean surfing. This is Trafalgar and Caños de Meca, site of Nelson’s famous victory, and located off the beaten track of the Costa de la Luz
A field trip to the Grazalema Natural Park by the Andalucia Bird Society, including a stop at Lake Zahara to view some of the districts aquatic birds.
Clearly visible on the outskirts of Antequera, the Peña de los Enamorados is the original Lover’s Rock, named after Tello and Tazgona, two lovers immortalized from unrequited love.
Antequera’s three megalithic dolmens are amongst the most complete and largest in Europe, well worth a visit to Antequera for these alone.
Located on the outskirts of Malaga, with commanding views of the city and harbour, La Concepcion Tropical Botanical Gardens are considered amongst the best in Europe
West of Malaga is one of the gems of the Costa del Sol, Benalmadena with its long miles of boardwalk and golden sand beaches, Arabic themed marina, and numerous attractions to keep any visitor occupied.
An excellent resource for the nature lover who enjoys trails through the bio-diversity of western Andalucía. The Crossbill Foundation have done an excellent job of introducing the wonder of Malaga and Cadiz provinces to the nature lover.
When Emily wins a Valentine weekend in Ronda, she has no idea how much Spain can change a person in just two days. She’s about to find out. This is a sweet romantic comedy, with Ronda and the White Villages as backdrop.
We’re delighted to review an expat romp set in Andalucía, “Seriouly Mum, What’s an Alpaca?” by Alan Parks. Giving up a life as a dance teacher for Lorna, Alan’s better half, seemed to have been an easy decision. [Get from Amazon UK: Seriously Mum, What's an Alpaca? - An Adventure in the Frying Pan of […]
Kate Nicol’s Divulgence takes us through the split lives of British expat Grace Marchant as she struggles to reconcile her conscience after committing adultery. An absorbing read.
A review of Loosely Translated, a funny romance between an uncultured English writer, and his Spanish translator – who rewrote his book completely.
A complete expert checked list of birds endemic to the Serrania de Ronda, and those that follow migratory paths between Northern Europe and Africa. With a list of special interest sites to view birds of Ronda.
Fantastically funny book about life in a small village of the Alpujarras in Almería province. This is the real Spain as experienced by inexperienced English expats who really believed retired life in the Spanish countryside would be perfect.