Searching for Granada’s Jewish History

Granada’s Realejo district, the old Jewish quarter, is a vibrant neighbourhood full of winding streets, pretty balconies and interesting street art. Once home to the city's Jewish population, it was here that we began our quest for an insight into the complex and multifarious history of Jews in Granada. We stopped first at the Centro [...]

Three Weeks in Northern Málaga Province

We spent our final three weeks in Spain with a fantastic family in Málaga province that needed Workaway help to get their rental property ready for their summer guests. This meant that we had our own private apartment to stay in (which would be rented out in the coming months) whilst we helped them with [...]

Mountains, Villages and Stunning Cities: Further Journeys around Cádiz Province

One of Andalucia’s ‘pueblos blancos’ (white villages), Algodonales sits beneath the Sierra de Lijar, just north of Grazalema Natural Park. The village’s main plaza is fronted by a large church, La Iglesia de Santa Ana, built in the 18th century; surrounded by bars and cafes, it is the social centre of Algodonales and is a [...]

Journeys around Cádiz province

After a great week cruising around with Mother and Father Pollard in their motorhome, we moved on to our next workaway, close to a village called Vejer de la Frontera in Cádiz province. Our hosts were an amazing English couple – Chris and Jo – who have been living and working in Spain since the [...]

Málaga to Cádiz; or, Spanish travel for OAPs

After leaving Brian’s place in Pizarra, we spent another weekend in Málaga before meeting up with my parents in their motorhome. We’d enjoyed Málaga on our first trip and decided we fancied some more sightseeing, tapas and churros, and as Brian needed to go to the hardware store in Málaga he kindly gave us a [...]