Mijas is one of the few towns in Costa del Sol that maintains its physiognomy and idiosyncrasy despite the touristic boom from the fifties. To walk in Mijas is to do a route through the Andalucía of the “Álvarez Quintero”…white
The narrative is set in the 15th century, when Antequera was the border between the kingdoms of Castile and Granada. A young Christian man is prey to the latter. The daughter of the president of the Muslim city, maybe in the course of
For me, visiting Benalmádena Stupa was wonderful. I was impressed by the size, location, height, and views. The meditation room was lovely and the ground floor had a very interesting exhibition on Buddhism. It's certainly a must if
One of the villages in the area of San Pedro de Alcantara, Malaga, known for its good gastronomic culture and good steaks. The village, typically Andalusian, sits in a valley with lots of greenery. I recommend visiting.
The day we visited Nerja, we could not avoid going to take a look at the ship's captain, that we've all seen many times on television. When you see it, you feel excitement, joy, and nostalgia. It is a worthwhile visit.
Benalmádena, with views of the ocean, hill, watchtower facing the Mediterranean. Arabic-sounding name, Benalmádena. City where you put your feet in the sean and it warms your body on the sand. YOu must discover its intricate streets,
There are several places in town that offer similar spectacular views that are ideal for lovers of good views and photography. To my taste it is one of the prettiest towns on the Costa del Sol - in tough battle with Ronda. Something I
It's a 3rd category arena, with 8,268 seats, owned by the region of Antequera. It was constructed in the year 1848 leaving the top, a gallery with arches, wood until a recent reconstruction. It is 1 of the prettiest arenas in the
Istan. I close my eyes and listen: I can hear the water murmuring. Istan, embraced by the mountains, bathed in rivers, refreshed by its springs. Istan lives between the green and white rooftops of the whitewashed streets. Istan, with
Greetings, travelers. La Fuente del Cid in the village of Sayalonga has a peculiar history. It is said that the intrepid and adventurous Cid came from this fountain. Since then it is believed that this source has certain aphrodisiac
Another must-see visit in beautiful Mijas is its bullring. After you pay the 3 euro entrance fee, that is. The Mijas bullring was built at the request of its neighbors around the year 1900. It's location (built on rocks) and the
I spent a few weeks visiting the Serrania de Ronda and visited a blog where I learned a lot about where to stay. We were a family so a hotel was going to be more expensive than a country guest house. We looked for some but the best
This fountain is in the high area of the city, almost in front of the Arch of the Giants, within the medieval part of town. Because of its location it is obvious that it supplied water to the guilds. To get there, go into Antequera to
Next to the Parque del Castillo Sohail in Fuengirola, they have recently built a footbridge over the River Fuengirola. Its design is very modern, the typical suspension bridge with the central base of concrete and steel braces. The
In the middle region of the Guadalhorce, this town combines tranquility with an interesting artistic heritage. The figure of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on a nearby summit sits in the fertile plain of the river Gudalhorce, sheltered by
In the first week of June, Mijas, as it has done for 20 years, celebrates International Day of the People, a party full of color in which the whole community is involved. There are stalls representing different countries where you can
Crossing the Arch of the Catholic Kings or Puerta Real de la Villa, we went into the old quarter on Calle Real. The the streets are quite narrow and winding, which is reminiscent of some streets that are in the souks in Morroco or in
The Alto Genal is breathtakingly beautiful at any time of year. We drove between carob and oak trees and olive and almond blossom. Faraján was behind us and we headed on this winter morning to our next destination: Atajate. For this
Fortaleza got its name from the ancient wall that protected Mijas with its height and situation. It made a good defensive place from which the enemy could be seen, both by land and by see. The fortress was built by the Arabs, and was
This beautiful lighthouse is located on the coastal municipality of Torrox (Málaga). The construction divided the two nearest beaches of Nerja and is next to the remains of a castle destroyed during the War of Independence.