Cartajima: Village of Champions, Fountain of Inspiration?

Cartajima Village of Champions

Cartajima Village of Champions One would never imagine that the tiny village of Cartajima pictured above, resident population less than one hundred, could have produce a high percentage of champions. In each case, the inspiration for the excellence is elusive. … Read More

Easter in Andalucia

Easter in Andalucia

Easter in Andalucia Easter in Andalucia is more extraordinary than Easter anywhere I believe. What you will experience when you come to stay at Los Castaños in Cartajima is an anthropologically fascinating series of events. Semana Santa in Cartajima, has … Read More

A Curious Case of Itinerary Planning

A Curious Case of Itinerary Planning

When you´re planning a trip, how do you set about choosing your itinerary from the cornucopia offered by every single country in the world with the possible exception of Antartica. … Read More


Andalucia´s Undiscovered White Villages

Andalucia´s Undiscovered White Villages Off the tourist trail and far from the crowds (madding or otherwise ♥), the Alto Genal Valley, in southern Spain near the touristy town of Ronda, is a secret. Not even Condé Nast has discovered it! … Read MoreRead More

Five Andalucian Summer Treats

Five Andalucian Summer Treats Andalucia is fun all year round but the summer is THE time to go. It’s party month! Every city, town and village has a summer fair ostensibly in the name of the patron saint but actually … Read More

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