Tag Archives: andalucia

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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Feria de Vejer 2013

Mariano Resquín, fotógrafo y realizador, ha paseado por primera vez por la Feria de Vejer con cámara en mano, y en este álbum se pueden ver algunas de las imágenes fruto de su recorrido. Marian está actualmente exponiendo en la Casa del Arco (frenta a La Casa del Califa) con su obra ‘Vecinos’. Mariano Resquín, […]

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Foodie group in Vejer…

Annie B’s Spanish Kitchen brought to La Casa del Califa a group of roving food loving Canadians who enjoyed a spectacular few days of eating and drinking in and around Vejer. The group was led by Pete Luckett – vineyard owner and founder of one of Canadian’s top food gourmet brands. Led expertly by Annie Manson from […]

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Jesús Botaro hasta el 31 de mayo en la galeria del Califa

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Mr & Mrs Gourmet visitan Vejer y el Jardín del Califa

Hola Gourmets, Hoy os revelaremos uno de nuestros rincones favoritos al que acudimos, como mínimo, una vez al año. Vejer de la Frontera es uno de los genuino pueblos de la sierra gaditana, se trata de un pueblo que refleja el paso de los musulmanes por la península; calles estrechas, arquitectura árabe y edificios de un blanco inmaculado… […]

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‘Happy Hour’ en Los Balcones del Califa…

A partir de hoy Happy Hour! en Los Balcones del Califa – todos los cocteles a 3,50€ de 1800 a 200o. Abrimos todos los días (L-V de 1700 a 2400 y Sabado y Domingo de 1530 a 0100). La única terraza para tomar un coctel en Vejer con vistas! Summer opening times for Los Balcones […]

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From Montbrun, France to Vejer by train

“So just how should a jobbing environmental journalist and an environmental consultant travel from southwest France to southern Spain for an eight-day holiday, a couple of months before a massive global meeting in Copenhagen intended to try to cut global carbon dioxide emissions?…” Read on to find out just how Patrick Chalmers and Natacha Yellachic […]

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Arte Naif en Los Balcones, Vejer de la Frontera

This week a new exhibition opens at our rooftop gallery in Vejer. There is no better place to relax with a cool drink overlooking the town and rolling hills as the sun sets. Art on the outside and art on the inside… Artisits at the exhibiton include: Tessa Domene Morris, Menchu García Rendeles, Manuel Gómez Arce, […]

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Vejer.com 2009

We first launched Vejer.com in 1999 and it has long been the online reference point for our wonderful town. A decade later we have completely rebuilt the site with a whole host of useful features. Other than all the great information perhaps the most useful is our Events calendar… Have a look around the site… And […]

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Dentro del Aljibe…

The Casa del Califa has 6 traditional cisterns (algibes) of which two are now in use for storing water. The largest cistern has been relined and restored last week. Below are the definitions for the word in english (origins are greek) and for the spanish (origins are arab). This cistern is at least 600 years […]

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KPWT World Championships in Tarifa

A few pics from this weekends kitesurfing world championships in Tarifa. Tarifa is just a short drive from Vejer and a great day out – surfing or not! Unas cuantas fotos del campeonato del mundo que celebraron este fin de semana en Tarifa. Las plyas de Tarifa estan cerca de Vejer. Perfectas para pasar el […]

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On the beach – Zahara de los Atunes

Yesterday at Chiringuito Los Sueños at the Atlanterra end of Zahara beach. Great food, good music and a fabulous beach! Ayer en el chiringuito Los Sueños. Para llegar hay que ir hacía Atlanterra y el chiringuito esta señalizado cuando ya estas en el termino municipal de Tarifa. Comida muy buena, música ‘chill’ y una playa […]

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Vejer de la fashionistas

Andalucias’s premier english language paper features this week a 12-page special pull out. Interviewing Jon Clarke the editor for this blog Jon told me “we were going to do a 5 page special but Vejer is so special we extended it to 12 pages”… Click the link to see the full article and an interview […]

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Hotels with the Mostest…

To launch his new hotel book Small Hotels and Inns of Andalusia, the Olive Press asked seasoned travel writer Guy Hunter Watts to pick out his eight favourite hotels in Andalucia…. one for each province. Says Guy “Choosing a favourite hotel in each of Andalucia’s eight provinces is a difficult call. I like to think […]

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Playa de El Palmar, Vejer

A few snaps from Vejer’s local beach this weekend. Riding on the sand, kids playing in the dunes, enough of a breeze for me to kitesurf… perfect! Unas cuantas fotos de la playa de Vejer este fin de semana. Montando a caballo en la arena, niños jugando en las dunas, una brisa ligera para hacer […]

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