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.Continue reading “The end of “estado de alarma” and the welcome start of summer”
Sadly, this year we will not be able to celebrate the festival in honour of the Virgin de Fátima (Our Lady of Fatima), but At Home in Andalusia’s Danielle Gouwens has been up to ermita to take photos of this wonderful place.Continue reading “Barrio El Cerro and Virgin de Fátima”
I hope that you are all well and that it will not be too long before we see each other again in person in the sunny Lecrin Valley. In the meantime, I thought I should give you an update on the fast-moving conditions here as we move towards a new normality…Continue reading “On our way to the new normality”
In The Lecrin Valley we are a week into the lockdown and it feels like a lifetime ago that we could leave the house to socialise, go for a run, cycle or climb a mountain, to meet friends for a stroll or a drink and tapas in the local pub and chat about the important and not so important things in life. Continue reading “Life in Quarantine in the Lecrin Valley”
Due to the current Coronavirus crisis, in order to stop the spread of the virus, Spain has announced a 15-day lockdown and we have all been asked to stay indoors, unless for essential journeys. We will therefore not be undertaking viewings on houses in the coming 15 days.
Continue reading “Temporary suspension of viewings due to Coronavirus lockdown”
Today, Sunday 19th May, Restabal celebrates probably the most important and definitely the most fun fiesta of the year – La Romería! Continue reading “Fiesta La Romeria – party time in Restabal!”
Granada still serves tapas like it was supposed to be served – free of charge, one for each drink you buy. Combine your tapas tour with shopping during the Winter Sale starting the 7th of January and you will have a wonderful and inexpensive day in the best city of Spain.