Tag Archives: Costa Blanca

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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Costa Blanca sunrises, Part 1

Costa Blanca is the commercial nickname of the sunny spot I call home,  a beautiful stretch of Mediterranean coast dotted with tourist resorts  and a large  mountainous  pine forested  inland.  We will be seeing plenty of it on this blog, … Continue reading

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Summer fun, Part 1

In the area I live we have no shortage of beaches, from wide and sandy to secluded and rocky, so there is a wealth of great photo locations to choose from. One of these days I will have to devote … Continue reading

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Traditional sports and wise hands, Part 2

Skilled hands, meters of yarn, a cozy village house living room and the whole afternoon to chat away and craft those tiny leather balls that fly so fast. After being introduced to Angel during one of the pelota matches I  … Continue reading

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Traditional sports and wise hands, Part 1

Beautiful Costa Blanca is not only home to tourist resorts, but dotted with  small villages where cobblestoned streets lead through charming  whitewashed old towns: Just after the summer heat recedes pelota, a centennial sport,  fills them with life. I have … Continue reading

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