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…

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…

Pizarra, Andalucía

Our adventure began in Pizarra, in the Málaga province of Andalucía, Spain. I say that for convenience, but in fact the place where we've been staying is around 5km away from Pizarra, up in the surrounding valley with gorgeous panoramic views of the hilly landscape and little villages nestled in between. But more of that…