The Cueva de Los Letreras is just outside the town of Vélez-Blanco in northern Almería. The paintings on the cave wall are estimated to be around 7000 years old, added during the Neolithic era and the later Copper Age.
We visited the Museo Comarcal Velezano Miguel Guirao in Vélez-Rubio, Almería, recently and were very pleasantly surprised by the amount of information on offer.
Join the Dames in Spain and celebrate International Women’s Day in Almeria by heading to El Torrente Restaurant at Desert Springs.
Plato Alpujarreño is a Spanish recipe that has many variations, just as paella does. Almost the Alpujarran version of the British fry-up this one, and so do bookmark this ready for those impending winter evenings. You could of course add grilled tomatoes, and mushrooms fried in butter if you wish. Knock yourself out… just don’t […]
This video is doing the rounds of the Spanish social media at the moment, showing when a van driver and a cyclist get into an altercation on the road, ending with the van driver trying to force the cyclist off the road.
A really really simple yet tasty dish, this pasta with vanilla and parmesan recipe is adapted from one by Ferran Adriá, the former chef owner of El Bulli in Spain. If you are able to make your own fresh pasta… then this dish really is even more special – but it works almost as well […]
If you are anything like me… you’ll always make a beeline for olives at a party. This Spanish recipe features these gems. Love ’em or hate ’em… this is really simple… and will be a hit with your guests. Originally posted 2013-05-29 08:00:49.
When we first moved to Vélez-Blanco, Almería, we were welcomed with open arms by the community. One of the first people to welcome us was Dietmar Roth, the deputy mayor of the town.
This year I needed to lose a bit of weight… so went on a bit of a hardcore diet resolution kick for a while. I cut out bread, rice, pasta, and potatoes (hey – it works for me, and I’m not giving up the vino collapso!). Of course then you have the problem of not […]
This weekend in Adeje, Tenerife, there are a number of things to do. Art, theatre, sport and enjoying the outdoors – there is something for everyone.
It’s always nice to have a bit of posh nosh and this “artichokes with quail eggs and Spanish cured ham” recipe is one to whip out when you want to impress your guests. It takes less than half an hour to make, from start to finish… so won’t drag you away from your guests for […]
After considerable delays, the Puerto de Mogán bus station is now open. Buses began running from the evening of January 29 2017, according to the bus service’s website.