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Just a guy taking his pet parrot for a bicycle ride.

Cross section of a palm, each of those elliptical objects is a long dead leaf stem.

Fan palm nuts

Competitors in the Best Singing Canary Competition with their birds

A handler installing his canary to be judged.

Singing like a canary

Two of four judges.

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Lantana

Home with the shopping-La Caleta

Salobreña

Marina del Este

On the water, at last.

 

 

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Here is another lovely photo sent in by Heloise over at Costa Tropical Rentals Spain..if you are interested in a property in the area, she is listed in my blog roll.  Enjoy.. and thanks again Heloise!

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Just another one of the little hidden gems to be found in Salobreña.  This flowered pathway serves as an entry point to 3 or 4 houses.  Back in 2005, it won first prize in a beautify your facáde competion.

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For some reason, these pictures appear more in focus once you click on them to see actual size.

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I went out this morning at 7am to take photographs in and around La Caleta, and boy did I get lucky!

Are these gorgeous or what? Click to see full size of this

Are these gorgeous or what? Click to see full size of these babies

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While driving to work this morning down in the Motril Golf region, I passed this balcony, and I just had to take a picture. It’s simple, but oh so pretty.

Where for art thou?

Where for art thou?

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Here is another fine example of one of the many homes decorated with potted geraniums and other lovely plants up in the old town.

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I was hoping to get lots of pictures taken today, but while driving along the highway my bike just died.. sniff.. well what actually happened was the belt that moves the wheels got chewed to bits when it moved out of its slot.. so now the bike is parked until Monday when my mechanic opens.. not good..but, the sun is shining, so how bad can it be.. Before all this happened, I did manage to snap a couple of shots and here they are.

This is one of the many shrines to our patron saint, the Virgin Rosario. She is located at the top of Calle Rosario, which is just a fancy Spanish way of saying the top of Rosario Street. As you can see, she is well tended to by the locals who keep candles burning, and flowers always on the mantle.

This next shot was taken on one of the balconies of one of the houses that I maintain here in the town.

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I look after rental properties, and unfortunately most of my owners don’t get to see their gardens as often as they should. These flowers are in the garden of Villa Renna.

Amarylis

Texas Square Dance

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