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Where to Stay in Spain - Eco-friendly Casa Valle de Oro B&B

For peace and quiet, wonderful views and pure relaxation, with option to go exploring in Andalucia´s stunning interior, there are few better bases than Casa Valle de Oro.  Located in the north of Malaga province near the town of Villanueva de Algaidas and very close to the border with Cordoba and its lovely lake town Iznajar and easy access to Granada and Cordoba cities.  Casa Valle de Oro, which in Spanish means Valley of Gold or Golden Valley nestles in a shallow vale of olive trees from which is produced liquid gold or extra virgen olive oil, Casa Valle de Oro´s oil, as the ethos of the house, is ecological. From the terrace, which overlooks the swimming pool and down the valley, there are golden sunsets, two very different  reasons for one good name for the lovely Casa Valle de Oro B&B.  There are also two yurts, Marrakesh and Oriental, between the olive trees which provide lovely, dappled shade in the summer, with a path to their own shower room and a trickling stream to add t

Decorating the Streets with Flowers for Corpus Cristi

A year or two ago, at the end of May we, quite by chance, came across these amazing scenes. Flowery carpets being prepared for the processions to walk on in the little Cordoba town of Bujalance.

Flower Carpets for Corpus Cristi

Bujalance is a small town packed with monuments which we discovered on the way back from a getaway in Montoro and staying in the fabulous converted olive oil mill Hotel Molino la Nava, both of which we'd return to.

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