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Hiking Down Mount Calamorro

For our fourth hike in the Costa del Sol, we decided to take it easy. Very easy, in fact, since we took a cable car from Benalmádena to the peak of Mount Calamorro, the highest point in the area, and then hiked down. If hiking isn’t your thing, you can certainly take the cable car…

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Cycling in the Guadalhorce Nature Reserve

I’ve worked on a long list of possible day trips and things to do since we arrived in Torremolinos. We have plenty of options to choose from but the cost of these options is one of the most important factors in deciding which trips we take. It isn’t the only determining factor as we can…

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Cañada del Lobo hike in Torremolinos

For our third hike in Spain, we went back to the trailhead of the Pinar de los Manantiales hike, located a short walk from the city centre. We continued a bit further down the road past this trailhead and turned left. This other hike, called Cañada del Lobo, would take us in a loop. We’d…

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Río Chillar hike in Nerja, Spain

Searching online for free activities is one of the first things I do when living in a new location. Researching free things to do is as simple as asking Google. I came across several helpful blog posts on the Spain-Holiday.com website that suggested free activities in Málaga and the rest of the Costa del Sol.…

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Our new life in Spain

We just finished up our second week here in Spain. Life is good! Time is passing quickly and we feel like we’ve been in Torremolinos for longer than a few weeks already. Perhaps it’s because we keep a full schedule of work and play, or because we like it here and feel right at home.…