Blogs by Marieke

Ronda

In October 2023 we visited Ronda from Casa Mijas, one of the most beautiful cities in Andalusia. We drove there via Marbella, a beautiful mountain road and the way back via Coin, this road it is considerably flatter and easier to drive.

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Mijas Pueblo

Mijas Pueblo... The first time we visited here when we stayed at Casa Mijas, we fell in love with this beautiful village with its white houses and with stunning views of the Costa del Sol.
Mijas is a white town with Arabic structure...

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Engelandvaarders Museum

What do you know about the Engelandvaarders? For those for whom the word "Engelandvaarders" means nothing, here is a brief explanation. An Engelandvaarder escaped from occupied Holland in World War II to join the Allied forces in England...

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Camino Del Rey

In February 2022 when we had no plans at all to purchase a flat in Spain but were on holiday in La Cala de Mijas, we heard from many people "Go hike the Caminito del Rey". This is a spectacular hike near Málaga.

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The Waterleidingduinen

Do you like to walk? I walk a lot in our beautiful dunes, towards Noordwijk and unfortunately not so much in our ‘Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen’. The reason for this is that this is a protected dune area where dogs are not allowed.

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Noordvoort beach reserve

Did you know that ... we have a beach reserve of 3 km on the beach between Langevelderslag and Zandvoort? 'Noordvoort' is a stretch of coast, free of walkers and dogs, where nature gets more peace and space. You might even spot a seal!

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