Unspoilt Spain – March 2007

These are all pictures taken today whilst out walking close to home.
Unspoilt Spain is so close by.
GoatsGrazing04March09aGoats can be seen grazing on the slopes of Cerro Gordo
Goatsgrazing3Mar2007Wide angle view towards Cerro Gordo and east of Los Garcias
CerroGordo3March2007Detail of above view showing a reformed ruin
TowardsOria3March2007View north-west towards Albox, Oria in the distance – Oria is 1000m above sea level
ViewNorth3March2007Open view towards Velez Rubio to the North
TowardsTeticaView south-west shows Tetica in the Sierra los Filabres 2000 metres ASL

Ladder Snake out in winter

This snake “elaphe scalaris” is a ladder snake, we saw it alive, sunning itself, on the road near Cobdar, Almería on 1st January 2007.

I think it is unusual to see these out in the winter.

ElapheScalarisCobdar1Jan07