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Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba.

Today, 20th November 2015, Spain celebrates and remembers the life of Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba. One of Spain´s best known public figures and Spain´s biggest private landowner. The Duchess died in the Palacio de las Dueñas on November 20, 2014, at the age of 88. Doña María del Rosario Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart y de Silva, 18th Duchess of Alba de Tormes, Grandee of Spain (28 March 1926 – 20 November 2014), was  head of the House of […]

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Ronda – Carriage Exhibition, Feria de Pedro Romero 2015

  El Real Club de Enganches de Andalucía staged its annual Horse and Carriage Exhibition as part of the 2015 Feria de Pedro Romero. Entries are by invitation only from the Real Club de Engances de Andalucia and the event takes place on a Sunday morning, the venue being the famous Bull-ring in Ronda. The Carriages are restored to their original splendour especially for use in competitions, ferias and on festive occasions and costumes must suit the date of the […]

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Zahara de la Sierra – Pueblo Blanco – White Village – La Serrania de Cadiz

Zahara de la Sierra- Pueblo Blanco Geograpical situation : In the heart of the Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park 500 metres above sea level Area: 72,4 square kilometres Number of inhabitants: 1.523 approx. Monuments to visit: The remains of the Watch Tower, the Torre del Homenaje The church of Santa Maria de la Mesa The Chapel of San Juan de Letán The Clock Tower The white village of Zahara de la Sierra is found in the heart of the Sierra […]