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Feria de Vejer 2010

Vejer’s Spring fair is open noon to dusk until this Sunday – come and join the fun! La feria de Vejer continua hasta este domingo – ven para pasarte bien!

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Califa Secrets day at Annie B’s

Many thanks to Annie Manson at Annie B’s cookery school in Vejer for organising a great Califa Secrets day. Khadija Essaddi our head chef at El Jardin del Califa gave a memorable demonstration of some of the Califa’s favourite dishes. The next course will be Califa pastries on May the 12th with our pastry chef […]

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El Toro en Vejer…

Easter Sunday saw Vejer’s traditional ‘Toro Embolao’ festival take place under a blazing sun. The Toro fiesta kick starts the party season in Andalucia… On April 14th. the Spring Fair starts in Vejer, the Seville fair starts on the 20th. and the Jerez ‘Feria del Caballo’ on the 2nd. of May. Other Spring fairs take […]

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Hotel Madreselva abre a pleno sol…

This weekend  our hotel in Caños de Meca opens. Glorious sunshine on the beach and Mercedes the manager tells me clients have taken their first dip in the pool! This year we have a great offer of 3 x 2 including weekends (except June to September). Click here for more info. Este fin de semana […]

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Nueva iluminación en el Jardín del Califa

A few photos of some of the work we’ve done over the winter and the new lighting in the garden. The garden and the main staircase are now almost 100% LED saving a huge amount of electricity as part of our ongoing commitment to the environement… Unas cuantas fotos de los trabajos que hemos hecho […]

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Paul Debois expone en Los Balcones del Califa…

Paul Debois’ exhibition will be on permanent display until the end of May. Opening times – Fridays, Saturday & Sunday 1500 to midnight. As from Semana Santa open every day from lunctime onwards. Paul Debois expone en Los Balcones hasta final de Mayo. Horarios – Viernes, Sabado y Domingo 1500 a medianoche. A paritr de […]

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Carnaval en Vejer

Vejer’s carnival runs from the  17th. to 28th. of February with various events programmed around the town and a carnival parade on Sunday the 28th. Las carnavales empiezan en Vejer esta semana culminando con la tradicional procesión el domingo 28 de febrero.

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Califa Burns night…

We celebrated the reopening of the Califa (see post below) with a traditional seasonal Burns night celebrating Scotlands greatest poet Robert Burns. Many thanks to all the guests especially to Michael Sherlock for his passionate rendition of the Ode to a Haggis and Nigel Bremner for a stirring Ode to a Mouse. Many thanks to Annie […]

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El Jardin del Califa abre de nuevo…

El Jardin del Califa ya esta abierto de nuevo. Abrimos todos los días para el almuerzo y la cena con el siguiente horario Almuerzos de 1.00 a 4.00. Cenas desde las 7.30 a 11.00 (1130 los fines de semana). La cafeteria se abre a las 11.00 para servir cafés en el jardín. Los Balcones (Teteria y Galeria) […]

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Cinco días para la reapertura…

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Las mejoras avanzan…

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Los trabajos comienzan en el Jardín del Califa

Work started this week at the Califa replacing our  ‘nisperos’ (kumquat) trees and the lemon tree. The lemon tree died unexpectedly this summer, the 2 nisperos were in a poor state and we discovered while pruning the walnut tree that it was riddled with a black cancer. We are also completely redoing the lighting of […]

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Sunset at Punta Paloma yesterday

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Trafalgar walk

A sunset walk at Cape Trafalgar, flat sea, still air. Fabulous. See the pic of 15 varieties of mushrooms picked at Jarillo (Las Breñas Nature Park just 5 mins. from Vejer). Un paseo ayer por la tarde por el Cabo Trafalgar. Estupendo. Fijate en la foto de las 15 variedades de setas que se cogió […]

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Feliz Año Nuevo!!

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