A wordsmith’s retreat

LAST UPDATED: 24 Feb, 2012 @ 17:31
0
SHARE
A wordsmith’s retreat

IT is only a short two-kilometre walk from Macharaviaya to Benaque, the birth of one of Andalucia’s poets.

A lovely walk, known as the Ruta de Salvador Rueda, the hamlet’s most famous son was born there on December 3 1857.

If you have never heard of Rueda, a visit to Benaque will quickly put that right – for  the school and bar are also both named after him. Then there is his house where he was born, bearing a plaque, not to mention a bust of him outside.

The enormous church Virgen del Rosario dominates the village, a brick building so huge that the only place to photograph it is two kilometres away.

www.axarquiaproperties.com

SHARE
Previous articleDrugs queen
Next articleAirport angst for Spanish firm

DO YOU HAVE NEWS FOR US at Spain’s most popular English newspaper – the Olive Press? Contact us now via email: [email protected] or call 951 273 575

BE THE FIRST TO COMMENT...

The Olive Press are not responsible and do not moderate individual comments before they are posted. Anyone who uses racist, sexist, homophobic or xenophobic language or hate speech will be blocked.

HAVE YOUR SAY...