307 Photos - Jun 13, 2013
Photo: Fly-past: the lights of Madrid polluting the cloud cover. New moon dead centre.Photo: The Chillar river valley at sunset takes you into the Sierras behind NerjaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Lighting up timePhoto: Nerja's Anglican church charity shopPhoto: Rosie's bar is next door to the church shopPhoto: Swifts flying and feeding everywherePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Looking east towards the Playa CalahondaPhoto: Stone masons at work on promenade extension, near Piaza los CangrjosPhoto: Photo: Plaza Fabrica dels CangrjosPhoto: Playa la TorrecillaPhoto: The posh way to travel, in avenida MalagaPhoto: Newly built plaza with underground parking, un-let apartments and empty shops, behiond ayuntamientoPhoto: Photo: Balcon de EuropaPhoto: Iglesia El SalvadorPhoto: Photo: Photo: Playa CalahondaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Green graffitiPhoto: Outside church housePhoto: Photo: Photo: Cave house facade in cliff below urbanzacion Almijara IIPhoto: Look up to urbanizacion Almijara from river valley floorPhoto: Fruit farm on river valley floorPhoto: Opel fords rio ChillarPhoto: Bamboo along river banks as far as the eye can seePhoto: Photo: Looking up to the end of our street in urbanzacion Almihara IIPhoto: Good use for old palletsPhoto: Photo: Autovia Medeterraneo flies over rio ChillarPhoto: Oleanders everywhere tooPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Hacienda above the riverPhoto: Entrance to the Parque NaturalPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Beyond the waterfall is a hydro electric generation plantPhoto: Photo: Photo: A grove of tall plane trees by the riverPhoto: As far as I went before turning around for homePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: SwallowsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: All that remains of an 1880 sugar refineryPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Swallows drinkingPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Where the rio Chillar meets the seaPhoto: Photo: Torrecilla - remains of marine watch towerPhoto: Can you find a dozen cats?Photo: Photo: Cove below the Balcon d'EuropaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Meanwhile, back on the ground ....Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Disabled friendly? NotPhoto: Photo: Itinerant knife grinder at work. He advertises his distinctive presence by blowing a scale on a plastic pan-pipePhoto: Nerka's Playa CarabeilloPhoto: Photo: Photo: Note how the rock beneath the concrete steps has been eroded by the seaPhoto: Plaza Cavana in the centre of NerjaPhoto: Nerja's shrine chapel of Our Lady of SorrowsPhoto: Chapel dates from 1710Photo: Deep in the heart of this verdant enclave, a newly married couple stage their photo opportunity.Photo: They are doing a little waltz to cameraPhoto: Their photographer is a little closer to the enchantment than I am.Photo: On the outskirts of Nerja, remnants 19th century agrarian technology.Photo: An aqueduct to feed the orchards belowPhoto: This explains the next six photosPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Fishing boats on Burriana beachPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Beyond the fishing boats, a kilmetre of holidaymakersPhoto: Photo: Street traders get their wares ready in among the fishing boatsPhoto: Photo: They get to store goods they can't carry around in one of the boatsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: In the background are the new huts the fishermen use to stow their.Photo: Sunbathing among the boatsPhoto: Capstans used to haul fishig boats up the beachPhoto: Photo: Beach kitchenPhoto: Photo: Home made sun shadePhoto: Burriana beachPhoto: Holiday housing along the road to Burriana beachPhoto: The new Plaza Espagna behind Nerja's ajuntamentoPhoto: Photo: Nerja's new museumPhoto: Sunset, after a cloudy dayPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Nerja's Tuesday mercadilloPhoto: Mainly bags, clothes and shoes of offerPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Herbs and spices stallPhoto: Fruit 'n Veg stallPhoto: Nuts, preserves and baskets stallPhoto: More fruit 'n vegPhoto: Photo: Photo: Seen in the urbanizacion Oasis de Capistrano in Nerja. What sotry does this picture tell?Photo: Nerja's urbanizacion Almihara II viewed from the other side of the rio ChillarPhoto: Looking east across market gardens and orchards towards the sea from above NerjaPhoto: Looking west up into the Sierra AlmiharaPhoto: Bee feeds on thyme flowersPhoto: The house has to be a bargain at this pricePhoto: Sea mist rolls into the bay east of NerjaPhoto: Sea mist approaching to the north of NerjaPhoto: Nerja's recently completed, yet to open funeral centre.Photo: Roundabout at the entrance to the town crossings of rio ChillarPhoto: Local inhabitantPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Parakeets confronting a dovePhoto: Sierra de Tejeda from the visitor centre serving the lakeside walking trailsPhoto: The Vinuela reservoir - thankfully full this yearPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Across Vinuela reservoir the Sierra de TejedaPhoto: Photo: The Vinuela reservoir seen from the mountains abovePhoto: Looking towards PerianaPhoto: Photo: Beyond the olive grove the Sierra de TejedaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Lots of fine modern houses out here, in traditional stylePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: The pass on the right takes you to Alhama and on to Granada from therePhoto: The full moon, at its nearest to earth tonightPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Rio Chillar power grid distribution stationPhoto: Nerja's central Parish church of San SalvadorPhoto: Photo: Photo: House Martins feedingPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Wayside shrine at the edge of townPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ruins of San Joaquin sugar refinery near MaroPhoto: Remarkable vegetable garden on factory supplied land irrigationPhoto: A network of brick channels distribute water all over the hillside below the factoryPhoto: A tour around the remains of the San Joaquin factory sitePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: On the terrace in front of the factory, a large oval enclosure - a reservoir?Photo: Water still runs through factory conduitPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Nerja in the distancePhoto: Photo: Photo: Beyond the factory grounds, the A7 autovia and the Sierra AlmijaraPhoto: Photo: Entrance at chimney basePhoto: Photo: Photo: A remaining out-building with remains of a roof - home to goats, birds and batsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: A grape vine has colonised the remains of the office buildingPhoto: That's tellin' them