Back Up the Mountain

7 Sep

Short and sweet. We’re here and it feels like heaven! Sundowners yesterday evening after a 2300 km drive. It felt like we’d really earned them…



40 Responses to “Back Up the Mountain”

  1. Mad Dog September 7, 2014 at 10:57 #

    You definitely earned them 😉

    • Chica Andaluza September 7, 2014 at 11:00 #

      We might have followed these with a couple more and a very nice dinner in the village!

      • Mad Dog September 7, 2014 at 13:58 #

        Excellent – I bet they are pleased to see you home 🙂

  2. thecompletebook September 7, 2014 at 11:15 #

    Very well deserved and I am pleased followed through and enjoyed more.
    Have a beautiful week ahead.
    🙂 Mandy xo

  3. Ginger September 7, 2014 at 11:31 #

    Enjoy your holiday! I love that table, btw …

    • Chica Andaluza September 7, 2014 at 11:45 #

      Local bar table – the bar is situated at the foot of a mountain, it’s such a spectactular spot, we love it!

      • Ginger September 7, 2014 at 12:37 #

        I thought so (the table, I mean). Lucky you – enjoy your break!

  4. Christine September 7, 2014 at 14:10 #

    One word…Bliss.

  5. narf77 September 7, 2014 at 20:29 #

    Indeed you have guys 🙂 Looks like nature has been looking after The Mountain while you are away with that lovely green grass (perfect for the big man to mow 😉 ). Have a blast, you both deserve it 🙂

    • Chica Andaluza September 8, 2014 at 09:03 #

      Apparently it’s been a funny summer – beautiful in June and July (normally July is the hottest month but it was relatively mild) then scorching in August but the mists and colder days – so everything is not as dry and yellow as it usually is at this time of year. It looks lovely J

      • narf77 September 8, 2014 at 19:25 #

        🙂 I have my fingers, my toes, and everything else that can be crossed, crossed that this year isn’t going to be too long and dry. Seems hardly fair that you northerners got an extended winter but we got a shorter, milder one to compensate does it?! 😉

      • Chica Andaluza September 9, 2014 at 09:44 #

        Totally not right!

      • narf77 September 9, 2014 at 19:28 #

        Just watched a Top Gear special about Spain where the eejit trio drove hot sports cars through rural Spain and were showing these entire towns of luxury town houses and high rises that were completely empty…even an entire airport! It looks like we didn’t hear the whole truth about the Global financial crisis by a long shot. They were spouting off numbers like 52% youth unemployment that had my head reeling! Is it really like that over there?! Hopefully Spain is recovering by now and apparently it’s even worse in Greece. I can see why you guys headed over to create your own business in the U.K. now. I thought that you were a bit soft in the head to leave gorgeous Spain but now I see that it was just massively good business sense. Clever peeps 🙂 I reckon that possum is unable to get in to Sanctuary, I just got some pepino cuttings (sort of like a cucumber crossed with a honeydew melon in taste) in the mail, another friend is sending some more fruit seed and I am picking up some yellow raspberry canes tomorrow and maybe a passionfruit vine. Aussie houses just aren’t homes without a passionfruit vine draped over something ;). Hope you are enjoying your time back on that beautiful mountain 🙂

  6. Karen September 7, 2014 at 23:58 #

    It must have been wonderful to get out of the car. Your drinks and a good meal was just what you needed.

    • Chica Andaluza September 8, 2014 at 09:01 #

      Oh it’s so good to be able to walk again after so much sitting down!

  7. DianeT September 7, 2014 at 23:58 #

    A perfect picture of lazy summer days. I hope you intend to enjoy your break from busyness for a a while.

    • Chica Andaluza September 8, 2014 at 09:00 #

      We don’t have much time, but we intend to enjoy every moment Diane!

  8. Tandy | Lavender and Lime September 8, 2014 at 05:57 #

    Glad to hear you arrived safely. I’m watching the vuelta and your weather looks good 🙂

    • Chica Andaluza September 8, 2014 at 09:00 #

      We went into a bar and the men were all fixed on watching the tv – they love it here! And yes, the weather is beautiful J

  9. Sue & Danny September 8, 2014 at 10:13 #

    Brings back happy memories for us, enjoy your mountain holiday. XXXX

  10. cathyandchucky September 9, 2014 at 03:56 #

    Welcome home 🙂

  11. ChgoJohn September 9, 2014 at 05:48 #

    Welcome home, Tanya! You not only earned those two but I hope there was plenty more left in the bottle(s). 🙂

    • Chica Andaluza September 9, 2014 at 09:43 #

      We seem to be doing a lot of socialising this week 😉

      • ChgoJohn September 9, 2014 at 10:00 #

        I guess my invite was lost in the mail. 🙂

      • Chica Andaluza September 9, 2014 at 10:11 #

        Damn that inefficient mail service L

  12. bitsandbreadcrumbs September 9, 2014 at 17:44 #

    Know you are glad to be back on the mountain. Looks like a lovely spot for sundowners!

  13. TBM September 12, 2014 at 12:00 #

    Ah, love the photo and yes you earned them.

  14. tortadellafiglia September 13, 2014 at 17:42 #

    I really enjoyed this post–both the writing and the photos!

  15. Mas Hery September 19, 2014 at 01:09 #

    Nice Picture… Can’t wait to see more pictures….

  16. spicegirlfla September 19, 2014 at 02:59 #

    You both are amazing! How you travel and move around like it is so easy!! I love your easygoing spirit!!

  17. Celia @ Fig Jam and Lime Cordial September 22, 2014 at 09:13 #

    It looks wonderful! xx

  18. Maulana Angga February 22, 2015 at 03:55 #

    Looks wonderful, enjoy your holiday!

  19. Burhan April 20, 2015 at 03:33 #

    The raw shrimp instead, it seems good ..?

  20. Saiful Bahri September 14, 2015 at 07:56 #

    The fruits are sliced ​​into small pieces? why his shrimp?

    • Chica Andaluza September 14, 2015 at 09:11 #

      It’s tapas which is typically small bite sized portions!

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