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Live to Love the Road with Vilostrada

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Live to Love the Road Could organic farming be a solution to make Sahara green again and fuel sustainable development?  Desertification, we identified as one of the great problems for the Sahara region. Another challenge is diversifying the food people eat.  In February, we invited organic farming expert Helena Rundqvist to join us in Tagounite, […]

Out and About in Sayalonga

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Out and About in Sayalonga On the road up to Cómpeta from Algarrobo, you could almost be forgiven for driving straight past Sayalonga without realising it was there. The road takes you through the very outskirts of the village, but what lies beneath, tucked away to the left of the A7206, is another Axarquían (have […]

Out and About in Riogordo with The Directory magazine

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Riogordo is full of passion this month as residents are rehearsing for its evocative annual representation of ‘El Paso’ (known as The Passion Play in English). The outdoor performance, which follows the life of Jesus Christ until his death, is performed on Easter Friday and Saturday. This year’s dates are Friday 30th and Saturday 31st […]

Out and About in Moclinejo with The Directory magazine

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Determined to find the much-talked-about bodega in Moclinejo, I made Michelle stop at what turned out to be an enormous warehouse on the outskirts of the town. Although it wasn’t quite the winery I was looking for, the visit turned out to be most fortuitous as we were met by José Luis Muñoz, great grandson […]

Lady Blackwood Flames of Love: Truth of the Holy Grail

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Back in early December I was suffering from woman flu and decided I was not going to let it run on and on took to my bed for a few days. As usual in my life, the phone doesn´t stop ringing or pinging and on this occassion one of those messages was from Lady Blackwood […]

Out and About in Arenas with The Directory magazine

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The first things that hit you as you drive into Arenas are the colourful murals depicting life in the town. There is even a mural route and clearly marked route maps are available at the town hall, which is at the entrance to the town if you’re coming from Vélez-Málaga. The smaller cream and green […]

Out and About in Acebuchal with The Directory magazine

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The tiny hamlet of Acebuchal, situated between Cómpeta and Frigiliana, could be described as new and old at the same time. It is old. In fact historians know that it has existed since the 17th Century, when it provided a stop on the trading route between Malaga and Granada and its history could even date […]

Vilostrada Foundation – Live to Love the Road

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Vilostrada Foundation What do you dream about? If you really listen to your inner voice, what does it desire? What would you change and do if you had to do it right now? For most of us, these questions, stress us out completely and we push them away to the end of the to-do-list. For […]

Have you taken a good look at your feet recently?

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Rumours Beauty and Hair Salon, Puente don Manuel It is not all about Hair and Beauty at Rumours in Puente don Manuel, they can also offer chiropody treatments with UK trained Susan Blackwell. Have you taken a good look at your feet recently – they can tell a story or two. Chiropody treatments include an […]

Out and About in Árchez with The Directory magazine

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Out and About in Árchez with The Directory magazine. The tiny village of Árchez is the smallest in the Axarquía and second smallest in Malaga province. It is nestled in the mountains near to Cómpeta and Canillas de Albaída and in the foothills of the Sierra de Tejada, Almijara and Alhama natural park. Of a […]