Category Archives: agriculture

Almond tree blossom

Happy new year everybody! Over here the Mediterranean winter is about to offer us  two weeks of  sheer beauty, almond tree blossom. They do not look like they are up to much, good old almond trees, more like  a gnarled … Continue reading

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Olive harvest, Part 2

After a busy day knocking ripe olives off the trees,  I  joined Vicente  following the truck on his way to the olive mill,  almazara  being its melodious name in Spanish, a name deeply rooted in the times when the lush … Continue reading

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