Saturday, September 19, 2020

From dangerous, crumbling walkway to Andalucia’s biggest attraction: The Caminito del Rey

As the infamous Caminito del Rey prepares to reopen as a major Andalucian tourist attraction, the Olive Press set out to investigate the deadly trail

Puppies with poppies

Follow the example of these prime pooches and get togged up for Remembrance Day

Spanish water baby

Rosanna Ogden began swimming at just 13 months old

Man taming beast

This week's 'Andalucia in Pictures' zooms in on the Rapa das Bestas festival in Sabudeco

Sky’s the limit for Marbella scraper

Plans for 50-storey skyscraper cause outrage

PICTURE SPECIAL: Catalan adrenaline junkies compete to build highest human towers

Thousands of 'builders' and spectators flocked to the traditional festival this weekend

Into battle against the French

Villagers of Montejaque re-enact the 1810 battle, in which around 200 locals won a famous victory against 700 French soldiers. Photographs by Karl Smallman

Wild fire in Guadiaro Valley

A campo wild fire broke in Jimera de Libar in the Guadiaro Valley forcing the evacuation of the riverside camping ground as a safety measure

PICTURE SPECIAL: Andalucia’s top five natural swimming pools

Try spending a relaxing day at one of these enchanted natural diving holes

New animated film featuring Ronda will be the talk of town this Christmas

20th Century Fox’s Ferdinand, the story about a Spanish pacifist bull mistaken as a violent beast will be a real tear-jerker as it depicts Ronda’s famous Puente Nuevo bridge.

Binmen strike in Jerez

A thousand tonnes of rubbish has collected in Jerez following strikes from binmen

Eva Longoria hosts charity golf tournament in Marbella

The Desperate Housewives star was all over Marbs last weekend

Spain’s naked fashion

Shoppers take advantage of Desigual’s unique January sale

PICTURE SPECIAL: Life’s a balancing act for death-defying acrobat in Ronda

DEATH-DEFYING Eskil Ronningsbakken has been living life on the edge in Ronda recently shooting a new television series. Scroll down for photos and video... He was...

On the royal tour

Dozens of images of Andalucia taken by 19th century Royal photographer Charles Clifford are being put on display in Cordoba

Strange winds in Sevilla

This shot by Don Ablett shows a rare funnel cloud above the city

Spanish build a reputation for green-conscious property

Matavenero - one of Spain’s biggest ‘eco-villages’

Andrew Stone at La Sala

CELEB dance instructor Andrew Stone enjoyed a night out with friends at popular La Sala restaurant in Puerto Banus. The star of Sky’s Pineapple Dance...

Mister and Missus

Malaga's most beautiful gathers for the annual beauty pageant

Ashya King looks happy swimming

Ashya King continues his recovery from proton beam therapy at Marbella hospital

Helena Bonham Carter strips off with a fish

To help save bluefin tuna fish from extinction

Van Gogh and Monet head to Malaga

Malaga is the art hub this October

Slow and steady

The giant tortoise, which can be found at Fuengirola’s Bioparc, can grow up to 1.3 metres long and weigh as much as 400kg

Leonardo DiCaprio flying high on vacation in Ibiza

The movie star jetted in for a luxurious and fun vacation in Ibiza

IV Reunión Internacional Hayabusa Club Marbella 2015

The fourth international meeting of the Hayabusa Club Marbella will see almost a hundred riders from Europe descend on southern Andalucia

The unmistakable image of Margaret Thatcher

Olive Press web manager shares a photograph from his meeting with the former PM
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