A group from Malaga went to see Frigiliana, a preserved white town above Nerja. Fortunately, we arrived early! Why fortunately? Because it is, clearly, well-and-truly on the tourist map.Climbing, as Andalucian inland towns tend… Continue reading

Nature On Malaga’s Doorstep

The Guardalhorce River Estuary Natural Area      An urban wetland under the flight path? Yes, it’s possible – even to being one of the most important breeding and migration sites in Andalucia. The… Continue reading

Season of Seagulls

It’s seagull mating season in Huelin here in Malaga. Although these raucous intrusive birds have been part of my life, I’ve never liked them. I’m no ornithologist. However, their co-existence with the pigeons has… Continue reading

Where’s the bus?

Have you ever got on the wrong bus in a strange town?  [I once got on the wrong plane – but more about that another time.] I was waiting for the No.1 bus… Continue reading

Malaga Flat

A Village in a City Huelin (pronounced “wélin”) is an interesting and historic inner city district of Malaga.  On the coast, it was naturally a fishing village. However, in the 18th century a… Continue reading