Search Results: 'Las Alpujarras'
El escritor Inglés, Robert Bovington, acompaña al lector en un viaje alrededor de la encantadora zona de las Alpujarras en el sur de España.
From Shaw Island to the Black Sea
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Get ready for a wild ride! Carole's stories span 50 years and bobble close to home and around the world. They roam the yaylas of the Kaçkar Mountains and the highlands of Peru. They explore... More > the streets of Senegal and the violent history of Guatemala. They wander the hillsides of Southern Spain and the steppes of Eastern Turkey. And they ramble the plains of Mesopotamia and the tundra of Iceland.
Hold an assault rifle and a sheep's teat, visit Carole's childhood bathroom and her husband's dresser, careen the streets of Trabzon and join the Order of the Golden Dragon. Cook flat bread over an open fire, make friends around the globe, and sleep in a French garret and a Turkish container.
You'll float a log to Yellow Island and take a plane with a hole in the wing, meet a Kurdish housewife and the women of Paris. You'll drink tea with armed guards and collect dead birds along the road. Prepare to expect the unexpected.< Less
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Bob and Diane have made the life-changing decision to retire to sunny Andalucía.
Instead of lazing on the beach they explore the countryside of their adopted country. They visit 'pueblos... More > blancos' in the Alpujarras. They enjoy the wonderful scenery of Andalusia.
On one such journey to the medieval city of Ronda they discover the spectacular Sierra de las Nieves – a biosphere reserve. This type of encounter is to be repeated throughout their expeditions. They experience the stark beauty of the Tavernas desert; the enchanting Palmeral of Elche; the grandeur of the Sierra Nevada and the fantastically diverse landscapes of the Cabo de Gata with its unique flora and fauna.
On their journeys they explore the culture and customs of the Andalucian people – tapas, fiestas, music, soccer, bad driving, noisy Spaniards. In short, Bob and Diane have fallen in love with their newly adopted country and are looking forward to visiting other areas of Spain and learning the language properly because Spanish matters!< Less
Capileira en mi recuerdo
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El autor de este libro nos relata su expediencia siendo niño, del tiempo que vivió en Capileira, un pequeño y pintoresco pueblo de la Alpujarra granadina, en plena Sierra Nevada.... More > Rn el, nos va describiendo todo un mundo infantil en el que descubre poco a poco la naturaleza, el mundo rural y las relaciones humanas.< Less