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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

Monday Morning Photo - Above the Clouds on Sierra Sur´s Highest Mountain

Driving up the highest point of the Sierra Sur mountain range in Jaen province to see the sunset, we hit cloud. Thinking that was it, no views tonight, the swirling mist lifted and we were on top of the sea of clouds with rocky peaks surfacing here and there. A bright reddy-orange sunset on one side and this surreal pastel coloured view on the other. The peak of the Sierra de la Pandera is 1,872m above sea level.

Sunset Above the Clouds on the Sierra de la Pandera, Jaen.
Sunset Above the Clouds on the Sierra de la Pandera, Jaen.

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