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Sweet sensations at Corredera 55…

Vejer’s soon to be opened new eatery ‘Corredera 55′ will of course be adding to the ever greater fabulous range of delicious desserts made by our pastry chef Amina Essaadi. Yesterday saw us indulging ourselves in a tasting session at the Califa. Amongst the delights that we tried out were Pistachio Cheesecake, Dark Chocolate Mousse, […]

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La puerta principal de the 'Ruined Garden'

From Vejer to Fez…

Twice a year we make a trip down to Fez to stock up on some Califa essentials that we just can’t get locally here in Vejer. From exotic spices & hard to find table mats to tagines, menu covers, lamps, bread baskets, tea pots, silver trays and so much more. Last week I made the […]

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Interesting things at the Califa #1

Para la versión en Castellano pincha aquí This is the first of a series of posts dedicated to interesting things at the Califa. All objects have a story behind them and never has this been so true as in La Casa del Califa. The history of our art is as important as the pieces themselves. […]

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Cosas interesantes en el Califa #1 (Vejer)

For the English version click here Todos los objetos tienen una historia detrás de ellos y nunca ha sido esto tan cierto como en La Casa del Califa. La historia de nuestro arte es tan importante como las propias piezas. ¿Qué es el arte? Para nosotros no es sólo una hermosa pintura o un tapiz antiguo. […]

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New bar design for Corredera 55

Califa Vejer 2015!

Para la versión en castellano pincha aquí Hello friends and Califa lovers. We have been off air for a while with the Califa News while we were enjoying some relaxing winter down time. We trust you are all happy and well and looking forward to the year ahead as much as we are. We have […]

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Ojos de Chaouen 3ª edición en Vejer

Este Jueves te invitamos a celebrar con nosotros un encuentro cultural en el Jardín del Califa. Contamos con una exposición de pinturas de Mohamed Hakoun y Mustafa Hamano, un excelente recorrido fotográfico de Chaouen por parte del Colectivo PhotoChaouen, un taller de Caligrafia Árabe y música Andalusi en directo. Servimos té y pasteles a las 17,30. […]

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Vejer Focus 2014 – Todo un éxito…

La segunda edición de Vejer Focus concurso de fotográfia móvil fue un año más un éxito total. Patrocinad por el Grupo Califa Vejer Focus se materializó por primera vez en 2013 cuando James Stuart, José Aniés y Paul Debois concibieron un concurso de fotografía en tiempo real, en que se toman las fotos (todas en […]

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La Vuelta a España 2014 llega a Vejer!

Este domingo la carrera ciclista más prestigiosa del calendario llega a Vejer. Vendrá desde Barbate, subirá por la carretera de San Miguel (las 22 curvas), llegará a la Avenida San Miguel donde habrá un Sprint, girará hacia Avenida Buenavista y Andalucía, bajará por la Carretera de acceso principal a Vejer (Los Olivos). Desde aquí la […]

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Derechos de author / Copyright of this photo Magnum Plus S.L. (Califa) 2002-2014

Vejer – a role model to follow

Articulo traducido de La Voz Digital (17.08.14). Para leer el árticulo en castellano pincha el texto… Alguien debería dedicarse a dar charlas. A preparar un ‘power point’ o algo así y explicar cómo lo han hecho. No sé si el alcalde… Published in La Voz Digital 17.08.14  – Ignacio Moreno Bustamente Someone should be devoted […]

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La Velada de Vejer empieza el domingo 10 de agosto

This Sunday, August 10, at 2030 the Patron of Vejer, the ‘Virgen de la Oliva’ will be received by the town and hundreds of vejeriegos at the Avenida de San Miguel will welcome the town’s patron for a fortnight of festivities, music, exhibitions and events in her honor. To download the official program of the […]

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Vejer is HAPPY!

Want to see how much fun we have in Vejer? Click the video to see the town’s interpretation of Pharrell William’s ‘Happy!’. With a cast of over 250, 3 days filming and hundreds of hours editing this is a really enjoyable video to watch. (Added bonus – see James, Regli and Nawal from the Califa […]

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Antonia Flores Cebrian expone en la Teteria del Califa, Vejer

La fotografa Antonia Flores Cebrian expone en la Teteria del Califa sus obras llenas de colores intensas y energia su exposición ‘Galeria Andaluza’. Te invitamos a pasar a ver la exposición a lo largo del verano. La Teteria del Califa abre todos los días (L-J de 1700 a 0100 y V,S,D de 1530 a 0100. […]

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Plaza de España

Vejer by candlelight…

Amazing evening in Vejer with many thousands of candles lighting a perfectly calm night. With the street lighting turned off, the scent of jasmine and the voices and music of the Fallas chamber orchestra filling the air this is one night any visitor to Vejer will not forget. Photos – M&J photography (Vejer), James Stuart, Ayto. […]

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Down the ‘Vultures Gorge’…

Originally posted on News & Views from the Califa:
Just a couple of hours travelling from Vejer takes my brother Duncan and I deep into the limestone caverns of the ‘Garganta de las Buitreras’ on the edge of the Grazalema Nature Reserve. This is rural Andalucia at its best –  rarely visited and difficult to find but just a thirty minute train…

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Washington Post article by Sylvie Bigar

For the original story published in the Washington Post on June 19 click here  Sylvie Bigar stayed at Hotel La Casa del Califa For a great sherry and tuna cooking course with Annie Manson click here tuna and sherry and a kinship with the Phoenician A bluefin tuna is lifted during the opening of the season […]

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