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Happy New Year all, I am sorry for starting so late, but a major electrical  storm on the 22nd of December did major damage to computers all over town, our personal  internet was only just restored on the 8th of January. Ugh!

Welcome to 2011, here we go!

On the 21st of December my good friend Diana and I took a day trip up to the Alpujarras for some fabulous site seeing, it was a beautiful day and I for one thoroughly enjoyed it.  Thanks Di!

We visited Pampaneira, Bubión and Capileira, three of the prettiest little mountain villages  in the area, to get there, just head up the Granada road and follow the signs for Orjiva and then follow the signs North East then the sign for the 3 villages, very easy to get to.  Enjoy.

In the town of Pampaneira, I am guessing that that is a beautiful climbing wisteria.

The handmade rugs of Pampaneira

Pampineira, you can tell they got a lot of rain and run off by run off canal down the center of the street.

Christmastime in Pampaneira

Bubión from a distance

Looking down on Bubion

 

Small street in Bubión, check out the ceilings of the under passes.

Typical chimney style special to this area.

A closer look

Someones front step.

Around every corner something interesting to see.

Red.

Wall Gardens

Peppers, Chorizo, Blood Sausage and Laundry...I like it!

 

Ceiling in the bar where we stopped for coffee on the way up.

Fresh mountain stream north of Capileira

Roadside lookout

Road to nowhere.

Santa!

Old stone wall

Old communal laundry station with diverted fresh mountain water.

I took over 300 photos on this short day trip, so many more to show you, but enough for today. 🙂

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