We all remember having flown a kite at some point during our childhood, be it a simple one-stringed piece or a sports kite that allowed us to perform aerial acrobatics. Years later, the features of kites have incorporated themselves into a number of sporting activities.
The Spanish coastline meets the Mediterranean Sea and is not tidal. Right? Well, most of it. There is an area of Spain to the east of Gibraltar that fronts onto the Atlantic Ocean and is very different to the rest of Spain’s coast.
Many golfers who travel to Spain return home not having enjoyed the trip very much. Sometimes the courses visited have been packed with golfers and the rounds have taken over six hours. Occasionally the hotels have been situated too far away from a town, or they have been too noisy. Often the car hire company used has charged so many hidden costs that hiring a car was just too expensive. All these problems, and many more, can be avoided by planning correctly.
Sandwiched between the popular Algarve in Portugal and the Spanish Costa de Sol, the Costa de la Luz is little appreciated by foreign tourists. Drive here in summer, though, and you’ll find the roads busy with Spanish holidaymakers, their cars packed with bedding and supplies for their annual decamp to the coast.
The smallest village in Cádiz province, with less than 500 inhabitants, is trying to save one of its most traditional occupations from dying out and has decided to build a school to train youngsters as shepherds and goatherds.
Back in 1932 the population of the Huelva village of Arroyomolinos de León thought the ball of fire which fell out of the sky on the night of December 8 was a bomb and that civil war had broken out.
The Rock of Gibraltar dominates the entrance to the Mediterranean between the southern tip of Spain and the continent of Africa. Both famous and enigmatic, Gibraltar contains some of the most extensive military fortifications in Europe, spanning over 1200 years of Moorish, Spanish and British history. Tourists can enjoy some of the finest caves in Europe as well as the famous semi-wild Gibraltar apes. Many more attractions and activities make Gibraltar unique in terms of history, geography, geology, flora and fauna.
Atlantic Parks Eco-Timber Lodges are based on the Costa de la Luz, Cádiz, Spain and have put together a beautiful package of Ecological Timber Lodges to holiday in, live in and/or invest in. They are passionate about quality services and the environment and their business model reflects this. For further information and photos of Atlantic Parks, please visit http://atlanticparks.com