The end of “estado de alarma” and the welcome start of summer

This weekend, the sun reached its highest point in the sky, we had our longest day and summer officially started in the northern hemisphere. It was also, very happily, the weekend that the ‘state of alarm’ officially ended in Spain. Until further notice, we will now live under the rather awkwardly-named “new normal”, but in Andalucia, this will not be quite the same as in the rest of the country.

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Alphons and Rogier: a year on from taking the plunge!

In 2018, we sold this lovely couple from The Netherlands an existing business with holiday accommodation on the outskirts of Durcal in the Lecrin Valley. Eighteen months later, we pay them a visit to see how they have found working and living in Spain and dealing with the unfortunate current circumstances with the Covid travel restrictions.

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Busy times – the perfect time to buy your slice of Lecrin Valley heaven

It´s been a busy spring, particularly the last few weeks since Easter, when, despite the deluges of the rain that swept through Spain (and not just on the plain!), many people came out to view houses and it hasn´t stopped since! Thankfully, the rain has stopped though, and it has left the valley beautifully green and full of flowers. Continue reading “Busy times – the perfect time to buy your slice of Lecrin Valley heaven”