In Depth articles about Andalucia

There are many aspects of living in Andalucia that do not fall neatly into a ‘province’ category. History and events that affect the whole area, the ever popular gardening series, even Off Beat, the ramblings of a retired police Officer. So here you will find all those articles that do not fit anywhere else – enjoy.

History
Orce The Seat of Humanity
Orce
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
4th Dec to 3rd Jan 2017
Oranges
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
4th Jan to 7th Feb 2017
Romanesco
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
8th Feb to 7th March 2017
Red and White Potatoes
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
8th March to 3rd April 2017
Culinary Lavender
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
4th April to 8th May 2017
Carrots and Beetroot sown in succession
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
9th May to 19th June 2017
Marrow Mountain
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
19th June to 18th July 2017
Julie Inglesias Rose
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
20th July to 19th August 2017
House guest - a Praying Mantis
Phoenicians in Andalucia
Where they came from
Modern Byblos
Phoenicians in Andalucia
S.W. Iberia becomes a magnet for eastern traders
Phoenician ship
Phoenicians in Andalucia
East meets west
Phoenician Town of Castillo Doña Blanca, Cadiz
Phoenicians in Andalucia
Phoenician expansion in Andalucia
The main rivers of Andalucia
Phoenicians in Andalucia
Growing competition
Greek and Phoenician colonies 550BCE
Phoenicians in Andalucia
The Carthaginians arrive
The western Mediterranean 264 BCE
Romans in Andalucia
Amphorae
Roman amphorae
Romans in Andalucia
Rome takes over from Carthage
Hannibal’s War Elephants
Romans in Andalucia
Rome subdues the Iberians
Roman Triumphal Arch - Rome
Romans in Andalucia
Pax Andalucia
Roman Gate Cordoba
Romans in Andalucia
Decline and Fall
Roman Empire at its Greatest Extent c 117 AD
Romans in Andalucia
Roman Mining in Andalucia
Rio Tinto Mine – Once a hill now a deep quarry
Romans in Andalucia
Roman Roads in Andalucia
Roman Road at Italica
History
Operation Felix
The Royal Navy at Gibraltar
History
Operation Ursa Major
Italian Manned Torpedo of the type used in WWII
History
Operation Tracer
Martin Nuza, Dr Cooper, Jim Crone – Gibraltar 2008
History
Sieges of Gibraltar
Lieutenant Koehler’s Depression Gun
History
Treaty of Utrecht
The Taking of Gibraltar 1704 - Louis Boudan
History
The Zanclean Deluge
The Pillars of Hercules in the West
History
Christopher Columbus
Statue of Columbus at Palos de la Frontera
Off Beat
Back in the saddle
Activities for all the family
Off Beat
Fiestas Colombinas - Columbus Festival - Huelva
The Muele del Tinto
Phoenicians in Andalucia
The Phoenician wreck of Mazarron II
Mazarron II
History
Treasure returns to Spain
Sinking of the Mercedes 1804
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
20th Aug to 19th Sept 2017
White fig tree
Gardening on the Costa del Sol
20th Sept - 19th Oct 2017
Aubergines - Out in winter - row not composted - sow root veg next
Romans in Andalucia
Mithraism in Andalucia
The tauroctony at Cabra

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