Spain – Andalucía

Minas de Riotinto

One of the main attractions in Huelva are the mines of Riotinto. We waited two days for better weather before we went there. Cerro Colorado The area of Riotinto is a zone of volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposit which has produced significant copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver. Cerro Colorado covers a surface of 4,2 …

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Sierra Morena

When we reached the north of Huelva we visited two interesting towns: Aracena and Almonaster la Real in the beautiful hills of the Sierra Morena. isn’t it cute ? Again the landscape is dominated by hills covered in oak trees and pastures. Here we managed to capture some of the famous pigs with our camera. …

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Itálica

Near Sevilla lies Itálica, a roman town founded in 206 BC to settle victorious Italian veterans from the Second Punic Wars against Hannibal and the Carthaginians – therefore the name. Neptune mosaic Itálica thrived especially under the patronage of Hadrian, as it was favoured as his birthplace. The city started to dwindle as early as …

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Flamenco @ Ronda

We attended a Flamenco show in Ronda, performed by “RAÍCES”, a local group showing traditional Ronda-style flamenco. Flamenco music has it’s origins in ancient Andalucian history, possibly well before the Moorish settlements, and is believed by most experts to be a complex amalgam of Iberian, Arabic, Shepherdic, and Gitano musical styles that really matured after …

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Ronda!

After returning from Austria, we were happy to be “at home” again. While we were gone, our cochecito was parked in a warehouse close to the airport. the new bridge of Ronda After leaving Malaga we first drove to an organic shop and then to Lidl to stock up completely. Next task was to empty …

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