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Flowering plants – May in the Sierra de Grazalema

Spring is in full swing during the month of May and the plants in flower are so numerous that it is difficult to choose which ones to mention here. You will see that the waysides and meadows hold a tremendous variety, pause to count how many species you can find in just one square metre! Note that there is a subtle difference between the flowering times in the sheltered valleys to that of the exposed higher pastures. Look below the featured plants here, to see a condensed list to whet your appetite! (Grouped by colour). Continue reading Flowering plants – May in the Sierra de Grazalema

The Grazalema Natural Park – Flowering plants in April

Colour is spreading into every corner as now, according to the calendars, spring is official. Our surroundings become a painter’s paradise as lush plants vie for attention, their soft edges contrasting with the sharp mountain landscape. Botanising amongst the orchids is sheer pleasure as more species are appearing in bloom and photographers beware – extra memory cards and batteries are advised! Continue reading The Grazalema Natural Park – Flowering plants in April

How I will miss our village school in Ituren next year – the officially named ‘P…

How I will miss our village school in Ituren next year – the officially named ‘Pulunpa’ school. We had so much fun! Here are anecdotes about life as a mum in Ituren (and it has very little to do with the children!).http://www.pyreneanexperience.com/our-basque-village-school-in-ituren/




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