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Cordoba

  Cordoba‘s hour of greatest glory was when it became the capital of the Moorish kingdom of El-Andalus, and this was when work began on the Great Mosque, or “Mezquita”, which – after several centuries of additions and enlargements – … Continue reading

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Bubion in Alpujarras, Secret Spain

Bubion     Bubion  is one of three mountain villages of the Barranco poqueira (the other 2 being Pampaniera and Capiliera) and it is the second of the 3 you come to when driving from Orgiva.   It has various craft … Continue reading

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Hiking to Siete Lagunas from Cortijos Rey Fini via Trevelez in Alpujarras,Granada Andalucia

It is 6 am on a July day. My alarm clock on my blackberry start playing salsa tune which is far too early for it. I tried to put it to sleep but keeps coming back and each time hitting … Continue reading

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Entry tickets for Alhambra :

How to Buy Tickets for the Alhambra, Granada Make sure you make a trip to Granada and see the old parts. If you are going to see the Alhambra, make sure you leave early in the morning, then leave your … Continue reading

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Trevelez: Jambon, plus

    Trevelez: Jambon, plus  Plus connue pour son eau à la bouche jambon cru, jambon serrano, le village de Trevélez est le plus élevé en Espagne continentale, à 1.476 m. Son air pur de la montagne est idéal pour … Continue reading

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Trevelez: jamón serrano y más;

  Trevelez: jamón serrano y más;  La más conocida por su delicioso jamón curado, jamón serrano, el pueblo de Trevélez es el más alto de la España peninsular, a 1.476 m. El aire limpio de las montañas es ideal para … Continue reading

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Trevelez: Cured ham and much more

Trevelez: Cured ham and much  more; Most well-known for its mouth-watering cured ham, jamón serrano, the village of Trevélez claims to be  the highest in mainland Spain, at 1,476m. Its clear mountain air is ideal for drying the sweet-tasting ham, … Continue reading

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Horno (Clay Oven)

Pie cooked in the oven cooking food in the Clay Oven Pizza cookevend in the clay o Organic brown flower bread baked in the oven. Lucy, Mo and Leo the owners of Cortijos Rey Fini sowing their clay oven Clay … Continue reading

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A two trip from Cortijos Rey Fini in Alpujarras to the city of Sevilla, (Seville) Spain

Beautiful glass work on the ceiling of the palace   It is the first  day of September and the temperatures have already fallen to a bearable degree particularly in Sevilla which from late 40′s have fallen to early 30′s centigrade. … Continue reading

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Hiking in Sierra Nevada to the Poqeira valley and Mulhacen

Hiking to “Poqueira” and “Mulhacen” from cortijos reyfini   It is an August  day and silence rules at cortijos reyfini.  After a nice cup of coffee we all set off for a long day ahead of us.  We drive down … Continue reading

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