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Trouble at th’ Mill!

During this trip we also discovered Intercambio, a local group of folk living in Vejer who meet up at La Ventana every Thursday evening...

Pig, Pines and Panoramas

Our next visit in October 2016 included more Spanish classes at La Janda. As part of the School’s cultural offering we enjoyed a walk to...

Back to Vejer for May 2016.

Our next trip, via Gatwick was for the month of May 2016. We took more Spanish lessons at the excellent La Jandalanguage school. Here an...

Our First Visitor

We had always hoped that, once we got established, friends would come out and stay with us. Later in March 2016 our great friend Gilly...

Glorious Costa de a Luz

One of the first things that we did in March 2016 was our Trafalgar walk which, over time, has probably become our favourite walk on the...

Strolling Historical Vejer.

Another interesting stroll destination, we discovered in March, is through the old town to Cobijada statue. The Cobijada statue shows the...

Walking with the locals

Vejer isn’t an obvious and well-known destination for walkers but for us, one of the real highlights of our stays at Casa Colina Blanca...

Stroll to a little-known viewpoint.

Jobs done we settled down to relax and enjoyed some great weather given this was March (2016). At this point we were exploring and...

Horrified!

Our next visit did not get off to a good start! We arrived to find the wood-burning stove installed but the flue was routed with a bend...

Priority Improvements

Now Casa Colina Blanca had a new name we needed to plan some initial refurbishments and improvements. Our priority was to make the place...

What's in a name?

Following our first visit there was a lot to think about. Before I post about refurbishments I thought it would be interesting to share...

Into our new home

Jill and I fly out via Stanstead and Seville staying in Vejer a few days before we meet the Notary and collect the keys. As we are...

Our Best Offer

Early feedback on our bid is not good! I wasn’t surprised given it was a low offer. Back home now, time to talk to Jill and thoroughly...

A Surprise Holiday in Vejer

2014 turns into 2015, parents’ house is finally sold before Summer and Jill’s daughter Sarah is about to deliver our first grandson!...

Nerja to Vejer

Driving west from Nerja, we called in at various places I can’t even remember the names of now! Not inspired we did look forward to...

Location Hunting - Nerja

We were now doing some internet research and used Google Earth to try to check out locations along the southern Mediterranean coast and...

Fast forward 9 Years.

Fast forward nine years to September 2014. By this time both my parents had passed away and as an only child, I had inherited a modest...

Where did it all start

So, where did this love for Southern Andalucía and Vejer de la Frontera start? We were never going to unicycle from Paris to Ulan Bator...