April may be the best month to enjoy the show, combining mild temperatures with the flowering of most of the orchards. This is one reason why it is so difficult to eradicate, as pulling up the stems leaves the bulbs behind. Reaching a spot on the track where an opening in the trees allowed sight down  a slope we had more luck. Final bird, butterfly and moth sightings for the day from our group as a whole: Golden Eagle(2), Short-toed Eagle, Booted Eagle (lt ph), Griffon Vultures, Chough (50-60), Jay, Blackbird,Cirl Bunting, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Bonelli’s Warbler,Chiffchaff, Nuthatch (pair), Stonechat, Wheatear, Black-eared Wheatear. Common Asphodel can sometimes be seen covering large areas of open uncultivated fields. Choose between thousands of activities to live your best life on holiday. Here they nest, forage and find cover when moving between more open spaces. Jill retrieved a very feisty female Blackbird from the mist net. This pretty little plant only opens its flowers completely from evening-time to the early morning. 0. We had several sights of Black Redstart males singing from the tops of the rocks on the ridge and a lovely view of a pair of Rock Bunting that sat on a rock while being summoned by their offspring perched in a small Pinsapo pine above them. See All 24 Reviews. I’m not sure how they got it there, it must be pretty weighty. in its bill, so large I’m amazed it could get any sound out at all. And that’s how our ‘At Home’ collection was born. I can never resist crushing a leaf to inhale its aniseed-like scent. While I was busy with the flowers, Jon discovered a very intriguing scene that was being acted out on another part of the forest floor; where ants were milling around a large hole and running back and forth over a pile of freshly excavated soil.Some of them were actually carrying grass seed heads and there were a great number of similar seedheads piled around the edges of the soil pile, clearly harvested by the ants, that were either being carried into or out of the hole.Perhaps the oddest thing was the presence of four beetles, a couple of which were being harassed by ants, while others seemed to be burrowing into the piled up seedheads. They may not have much time left to hold onto their watery territories. Bloom and Wild flowers are delivered while still in their buds to protect the delicate petals while in transit. Flowers only fully open from evening to early morning, The plant produces copious quantities of underground ‘true bulbs’ in botanical terms  through which it. This is the habitat preferred by the Black Redstarts, Rock Buntings and Wheatears that often choose clefts in the rocks to nest in. The north African subspecies are more poorly marked on the underside hindwing, ssp. In the first fortnight of May, the city of Cordoba organises a festival to celebrate its courtyards full of flowers and potted plants. Along this stretch were Slender Sow thistle and a stem of  Branched Broomrape, which is parasitic on the Oxalis it is growing amongst. Get useful information and see Spain’s official measures to ensure your health and safety during your trip. It’s quite widespread and common in this area. 11/6/11- A view from the mountainside framed by pines, 11/6/11- Part of the view from our picnic spot almost at the top of the mountain. The first thing I noticed was the absence of the Pillars of Hercules Monument directly below the Obs building. The leafy part is removed to leave the pale green midrib which is then used in stews and famously in omelettes, similarly to asparagus. The white flower growing amongst this specimen is Sweet Alison – Lobularia maritima. The raw bulbs have been used to deal with tapeworm and possibly other worms. 12:52 – First stop to look back at the way I’d just walked around the edge of the cliffs. High altitude flowers near Lake Malniu in Cerdanya. It is amazing that such a lovely plant not only survives, but thrives growing in salt-laden sand, regularly blasted by sandy, salty winds. It has tiny needle-like leaves, which are extremely sharp and cylindrical in shape, and although this foliage appears lightweight, it throws out a very dense shade on the ground. The range of this species has recently “lost” its European distribution. Inside the Field Centre, suspended on hooks above the ringing bench, a male Sardinian Warbler and a Willow Warbler were waiting in little cotton bags to be ‘processed’. Check out the latest breaking news videos and viral videos covering showbiz, sport, fashion, technology, and more from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday. Further on there were more, a Wall Brown basking on the road, numbers of Marsh Fritillaries, a Black-veined White, a Small Skipper and a lovely Scarce Swallowtail that glided gracefully around flowering shrubbery but didn’t stop. We don't just send flowers. Posted in Alcornocales Natural Park, Ants, Birds of Southern Spain, Cadíz Province, Flora of Southern Spain, INSECTS & SPIDERS, Nature, Stone Pine Forest, Trees of Southern Spain, Wildflowers of Southern Spain, Wildlife of Cadíz, WOODLANDS, Tagged campanula, Jay, Pinar del Rey, pine forest, Stone Pine, Umbrella Pine, White Stork, white stork nests, woodland walks in Andalusia. Whether I’m right or wrong, I love this image with the textures, patterns and shades of green of water and weedy algae stuff. A patch of campanula with bigger flowers showing several variations inn shade. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. The largest group of cherry trees is in the municipality of Torres. I think its Latin name Coronilla valentina is much prettier. To me, Southern Spain is at its absolute best in the spring and I’ve been looking back through my photo archives to remind myself of where I may be wandering if I was there now. While we’re known for letterbox-flower gifting, we thought it was time you deserved some blooms, for you. By 2006 the slope was fully restored to its natural state and is now being recolonised by vegetation native to this unique habitat. In Greek mythology, the Asphodel is one of the most famous of the plants connected with the dead and the underworld: the Asphodel Meadows is a section of the ancient Greek underworld where ordinary souls were sent to live after death. The village of Nalda celebrates it with special meals of traditional dishes like migas de pastor (breadcrumbs with lamb) and roast meats, as well as street markets and guided tours. (Betty Molesworth Allen). The production of wines by spontaneous or inoculated fermentations by selected wild microorganisms may be an interesting tool to improve the quality of wines. Evident today but almost at the end of its flowering, 11/6/11-Still in full flower the lovely Common White Rockrose-Helianthemum appeninum, 11/6/11- A small quiet flower with a wonderful name- Melancholy Toadflax- Linaria tristis, 11/6/11-The lovely Grey-leaved Cistus-Cistus albidus, whose pretty flowers resemble crumpled paper is very attractive to insects. It was too shady there to get a decent picture anyway as I discovered when I attempted to capture an image of a pair of Blackcap in another treetop. Further round to the north of Sandy Bay is Catalan Bay. Olive, Osyris, Bear’s Breech & Bermuda buttercup with Esparto grass in the foreground. Hello! The tree can grow up to 30m tall and live as long as 200 years. Hi, we’re Bloom & Wild. The hotels we stayed at were exactly to our liking. Mature leaves are also made into mats, screens, baskets and fans. M. pumila) – also known as the eating apple, cooking apple, or culinary apple.The other species are commonly known as crabapples, crab apples, crabtrees, or wild apples. Sunflowers bloom in summer, but the district of La Bureba (north-east Burgos, in Castilla y Leon) sees the first of them at the end of spring. There were four of them, so maybe another family: the one in my photograph looks like a young one. And that’s how our ‘At Home’ collection was born. The larger Mallow-leaved bindweed with pink flowers is more noticeable. Often valued as a garden plant, in the wild it spreads like wildfire to the detriment of other more desirable native plants, and is all too common in all habitats throughout the Rock. It was apparent that the birds here were all still in the process of raising families, a good couple of weeks behind those at our lower altitude. The dune habitat supports a surprising number of plant species which have evolved a number of survival strategies to counter the effects of this hostile environment, many of which produce their flowers in the early spring. In fact, many painters and photographers love visiting Mallorca at this time of year to capture the moment when the island seems covered in snow. Females do not have the distinctive orange wing tips, theirs are more of a golden yellow and not quite as broad. We took a different route home as I was keen to see the progress of the Stork families, so at the entrance/exit to the park, rather than turning left towards San Roque town, we turned right to go to San Roque Estacion. ABOUT BLOOM & WILD AT HOME. Here there is Wild Olive, Osyris, Dwarf Fan palm, Spurge, Scorpion vetch, Tree germander and more filling every available inch of space. Take the opportunity to climb to the viewing point of Nalda Castle and see the valley full of flowers spread out below. Save with Bloom & Wild discount codes and voucher codes for January 2021. And that’s how our ‘At Home’ collection was born. The fruits are large and at first shiny black, like small pieces of polished jet, but they have no weight to them and are readily picked up by the wind and carried away to spread the species. The villages in the area celebrate the Flowering Broom Festival with guided tours, tastings of local dishes, and relaxing spa visits. White Asphodel-Mediterranean Steps, Gibraltar (March). At the top a Red Admiral butterfly sunbathes on a warmed rock. Medicinally the Asphodel was supposedly a remedy for poisonous snake-bites and a specific against sorcery; it was fatal to mice, but preserved pigs from disease. I love this glimpse I got of a Cattle Egret tiptoeing stealthily through the forest of leaves. Categories. The leaves are basal, linear, slightly grey-green, channelled and taper to a point at the tip. This is one reason why it is so difficult to eradicate, as pulling up the stems leaves the bulbs behind. Download our new iPhone & Android apps to send flowers in seconds. Tagarnina is a sought-after foraged food plant in South-west Spain. It’s a lovely shrub with pretty flowers much loved by bees and much tougher than it looks. Sadly we missed the Eagles in action and had to settle for a nearer sighting of a Booted Eagle (LP) and in the valley below us a family of pigs, which several people wanted to turn into wild boar, but although one of them was dark coloured, the other was very beige! The following photographs were taken in early March a few years ago, when two of my friends and I drove down to  spend  the day there. You just have to pick a theme and a place where you want to enjoy it. 13:02 I had stopped in front of the cave for a lunch break and just to sit and admire the view and watch what was going on around me. Marsh Fritillary Euphydras aurinia; Meadow Brown Maniola jurtina; The short length of the track I was about to meander along is just about wide enough for two cars to pass and surfaced with some kind of aggregate that makes it hard but that turns easily to dust in dry weather. 43 Bloom and Wild coupons now on RetailMeNot. 4. Millions of cherry trees in bloom, fields full of lavender, almond trees blanketed in white… Here are some of the destinations with Spain’s most spectacular blooms and flower festivals to enjoy this season. You save $40.00 (20%) Size Please select a size Add to cart Whoa! And here it is in the forefront of this amazing view from the summit, which looks down over the busy port town of Algeciras and across the Bay to Gibraltar. One of the pair flew up the slope to a rock very close to us and posed quite nicely, I think it was the female as her colouring, although similar to that of a male was  slightly more subdued. Another superb view looking north along the east face of the Rock down onto Sandy Bay and along to Spain and the coast of the Costa del Sol. Wildflowers are few, but if you are heading to beaches, particularly those backed by coastal dunes or vegetation, you may be surprised to discover daffodils in bloom! The one reasonable photograph I got doesn’t help much, but here it is anyway, in case anyone else has a clue. 08:17 – I’m not good at identifying frogs, especially as there’s so much variation in shading and patterning even within the same species, but I think this pleasantly plump one sunbathing on a rock may be a Marsh Frog? Sources: Wildflowers of Southern  Spain – Betty Molesworth Allen; Mediterranean Wild Flowers-Marjorie Blamey; The Flowers of Gibraltar-Leslie Linares, Arthur Harper & John Cortes; Wikipaedia, Posted in Alcornocales Natural Park, Cadíz Province, Gibraltar, Mediterranean wildflowers, Wildflowers of Southern Spain, Tagged common asphodel, flowering in early spring, flowering in winter, white asphodel. Bloom & Wild 2020-09-24 18:52 PDT. Find us in Being in flower early in the year, the Bermuda buttercup, for all its faults does provide useful nectar to the earlier flying insects such as Violet Carpenter bees and the pretty Moroccan Orange-tip butterfly. Rainwater flowed down the slope into an open channel which fed into the reservoir system inside The Rock. It was growing on the edge of a made track, bright sunshine cast the plant’s shadow onto the adjacent rock and also made it tricky to get a clear image of the bright white flowers. It runs between low-lying cultivated fields, passes an orange grove, gives access to a small number of farms and properties along its route and leads down to a ford crossing over the river Hozgarganta. We help you care wildly. So it clearly does have a nest nearby, probably on the ground in the brambly vegetation, but quite rightly was waiting for me to go before going to it. They were guarding stacks of English-language paperbacks and DVDs on offer in front of the bins. While we’re known for letterbox-flower gifting, we thought it was time you deserved some blooms, for you. Growing from the rock on the Tunnel’s side was a pretty group of Sea daisies and Sweet Alison. Bloom & Wild Photos Find 4 Bloom & Wild discount vouchers and deals at Codes.co.uk. We followed the track as it wound up the mountain slope, carefully negotiating the network of exposed tree roots criss-crossing the path. The flowers cover the whole park, where you’ll find more than 60 viewing points over the sea of yellow. White Asphodel, El Cabrito mountain (April). 08.17 – Excitement as an incoming Marsh Harrier dashes overhead-the sighting was brief, but we thought a male as has black wingtips. 13. When the craving for flowers, or to give the gift of flowers, comes about – it comes about quickly. Early morning and we were back at the Bird Observatory at Jew’s Gate on the Upper Rock. androgyne almost lacking underside markings. As on previous days the wind blowing from the north was still preventing returning birds from travelling this way: a little disappointing, but I had other plans for the day and was keen to get going. This will allow you to enjoy your blooms for seven days or longer. £2.00. “I just got back from a trip planned by Sasha at Room and Wild. They probably have a nest-site staked out close by and there’s a lot of competition for good nesting sites here. :-  A lovely metallic green winged day-flying moth We don't just send flowers. It’s hard to imagine that these caves would once have been at sea level. Not a native plant, but one-time introduction originating in South Africa, it is now naturalised in a variety of locations around the Rock. The bright lime green-yellow of Spurge provide the perfect background to the blue of this gorgeous Giant Squill. Sending fresh flowers online is nothing new but receiving letterbox flowers certainly is - and Bloom & Wild were the first to do it. The height of the holiday season. 08:29 – Into the shade of the trees and almost immediately a tiny bird flitting through low leafy branches caught my eye. The flowers are starry and white There are several species that look similar to one another, but in Southern Spain and Gibraltar the two most likely to be seen are the Common Asphodel and the White Asphodel. Then on the cliff edge this huge Prickly Pear cactus. There were two pretty bindweeds; the Small blue convolvulus was a lucky spot as it’s really more tiny than small. From shop FabricParty. Oxalis pes-caprae – roots & bulbs (photo wikipaedia). I was only planning to go as far as the river. Scotch Thistles – Onopordum acanthium often tower above everything else, some easily  reaching at least 2 – 2.5 metres in height. At this point we realised that we had long been deserted by anyone who had any idea where we may be heading and tempting thought the trail ahead appeared, we decided we had to get off it and take a ‘short-cut’, (not my words! My prize for the most eye-catching and dramatic thistle of them all must go to the Cardoon – Cynara cardunculus. 09:08 – In the big field at the top of the track there is activity. On a plant of the mustard/cabbage family, the butterfly was ovipositing (laying an egg) – these are the food plants of the species larvae. Bouquets through letterboxes across the UK, with free next day shipping. The city of Girona bursts into flower in May in its own unique way. It may be so-called as the stems are equipped with hooked spines to aid climbing. I’d been watching out for butterflies and finally saw some here. Working at Bloom & Wild is an education in excellence and it's brilliant to see the joy that it continues to deliver to so many. We’re the UK’s top-rated online florist. Lolaflora is proud to be a florist in Spain. Wren, Black Redstart, Redstart, Goldfinch, Serin, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Crested tit, Rock Bunting, Woodlark, Red- legged Partridge, Woodpigeon, White Wagtail, Grey Wagtail (pair), 2 x Whitethroat feeding young, Lesser Whitethroat, Sub-alpine Warbler, Melodious Warbler and driving home we added Kestrel and 2 Rock Thrush, probably Blue but we couldn’t stop on the bendy main road! The steps continue and lead to the Goat’s hair Twin Caves. There were a few scattered patches of one of Gibraltar’s special plants up here; the Gibraltar Candytuft. Today's top Bloom & Wild UK offer: 10% off. Country of Packing. Their human neighbours were not as happy to hear them as I was; apparently they’d be singing loudly for most of the night. We are the UK's top rated flower delivery service, making it possible for you to be there from anywhere, so send flowers now to the UK from the Spain. Bloom and Wild Price: $160.00+ Original Price: $200.00+ Loading In stock. Common Asphodel at El Faro, Alcaidesa, Cadiz, Common Asphodel- Punto de Canero, Straits of Gibraltar coast (March), Common Asphodel in woodland clearing of El Picacho, Cadiz (March). Posted in Alcornocales Natural Park, Jimena de la Frontera, Nature of Southern Spain, Walking in Andalucia, Wildflowers of Southern Spain, Tagged frogs, Jimena de la Frontera, June, Nightingale, río Hozgarganta, roadsides, thistles, walks, wildflowers. The little purple flowers are held on very thin stalks. The flowers open fully in the late afternoon and remain open through the night and into the following morning as they are pollinated by a night-flying hawkmoth. Spain / Portugal / South Africa / Ethiopia / Holland ... Bloom & Wild W.301 Vox Studios London SE11 5JH. 08.00 – By way of a diversion, the moth light trap is opened up to reveal last night’s bounty. Also known as Cape Sorrel, it is another invasive ‘alien’ that spreads rapidly, particularly where ground has been disturbed, but it doesn’t seem to do any damage to native plants and it’s a great source of nectar for insects through several months early in the year. Hand-tied flower bouquets from Bloom & Wild. Nearby another climbing/twining plant had reached its way to the top of a shrub. Although adults are big and brown, these grasshoppers start off tiny and green, then work their way through 5 instars before reaching adulthood. There are a variety of tree species here, mainly pines and oaks, with an ancient species if pine and some special oak trees that have their stronghold here. Spoilt for choice as to which part of the area to make for , on this occasion we settled on  Punta Paloma, located just a few kilometres to the west of Tarifa town. The White Asphodel also grows in a variety of habitats, in seasonally damp places, open woodland, meadows at low altitudes and is commonest in the hills and mountains. We’re the UK’s top-rated online florist. I crossed over to the other side of the track and stood in a cleared space amongst a stand of Giant Reeds to listen. However, in spite of its comparatively benign nature, where it has become dominant in pastures, as sometimes happens outside South Africa, Oxalis pes-caprae can cause dramatic stock losses. It’s not too far from where we live and once through the small town of San Roque you are out in the countryside. The track continues across the river here by way of what I suppose is a ford, nothing sophisticated, just a thick concrete slab that the water flows over, or not, depending how high its levels are. A little wasp, a potter or a mason, was busy collecting earth which it would make into building material for a container in which to lay eggs. The afternoon had become much warmer and as we reached the bottom of the slope where there are areas of grass and wildflowers we began to see butterflies. Bloom and Wild. The plant’s strikingly handsome leaves were often replicated as architectural embellishments, particularly around the capitals of Corinthian columns. We source our flowers seasonally, responsibly and carefully. Down below is Europa Point; the Mosque is visible in the far left corner of the photograph. I spotted another down in the water that may, or may not be a Painted Frog. Burgos, Apple trees in Nava. There’s another curve in the track before the river comes into view and again I walked carefully around, this time hoping to catch sight of the Grey Wagtail family we’d also seen the other evening. Star of Bethlehem-Ornithogalum orthophyllum, Posted in Migrant birds, Nature, Tarifa, Wildflowers of Southern Spain, Tagged coastal flora, Costa de la Luz, Punta Paloma, Rio de Valle, sand dunes, ___________________________________________________. Choisissez parmi des contenus premium Wild Olive Tree de la plus haute qualité. It is particularly resistant to modern herbicides. We provide you with useful information on the connections between Spain’s major cities. Millions of cherry trees in bloom, fields full of lavender, almond trees blanketed in white… Here are some of the destinations with Spain’s most spectacular blooms and flower festivals to enjoy this season. See insights on Bloom & Wild including office locations, competitors, revenue, financials, executives, subsidiaries and more at … On the stony ground below was Rough bugloss. Gran Canaria, Almond trees in bloom in Quinta de los Molinos. BLOOM AND WILD's VAT Number is GB161160740 . And that’s how our ‘At Home’ collection was born. By far the commonest and most abundant thistle, that for me is the emblem of early summer here in this region is most appropriately named Scolymus hispanicus, or in English, Spanish Thistle, Oyster Plant or as I know it a combination of the two, the Spanish Oyster Plant. 3.0. Here it was growing in a damp grassy clearing in front of a Rhododendron shrub. The flowers are held in a much-branched inflorescence that puts me in mind of a slightly wonky candelabra; individual flowers are star-shaped, white and has 6 petals, or tepals,  each striped with a pinky brown midvein. It is still green, and colourful now with the tougher flowers of summer, purple thistles, patches of yellow Spanish Oyster plant and the lime green-yellow flowerheads of Fennel. Most of the smaller rivers run dry, their rocky beds exposed. 12:10 already and I’d made hardly any progress, there had been so much to see. This is the festival of Temps de Flors. 09:01 -I spot my first butterfly of the day, only a Small White, but it looked pretty as it balanced on the small cushiony head of a Crupina flower. My amble took me 3 hours and 20 minutes, but as you can see I made a lot of stops. I took my first photographs of this striking plant toward the end of a memorable walk around El Cabrito mountain. There are excellent transport links to our destinations. Throughout the month of March all sorts of tours and activities are available, from tourist trains to 4x4 tours, balloon rides, horse rides, canyoning, photography competitions, concerts and special menus to celebrate the moment. Flowers frame the Cathedral in Beget. A small river, el Rio de Valle reaches the sea here and its small estuary attracts a  variety of wading birds, particularly during peak migration periods. There are wildflowers here too, including some elegant and highly fragrant Freesia blooms. I was impressed by a nearby Crown Daisy though, that has not only managed to survive but to flower in a dry stony spot on the very edge of the track. On Sunday outings I normally steer clear of any area I know to be a popular family venue. I knew there was little or no chance of seeing it out on the road now; it was brightly sunny and I’d already been passed by two cars, one from each direction, which had kicked up yet more dust as well as making noise. I heard Wrens singing from a couple of spots nearby but try as I might I couldn’t see one. That is where we stopped today, in a spot where there were no other cars or people in immediate sight and close to the beginning of one of the marked footpaths, the ‘Sendero de las Aguilas‘. We send flowers a few times a year at really emotionally important times. Malus (/ ˈ m eɪ l ə s / or / ˈ m æ l ə s /) is a genus of about 30–55 species of small deciduous trees or shrubs in the family Rosaceae, including the domesticated orchard apple (M. domestica syn. ABOUT BLOOM & WILD AT HOME. 07:39 -I seem to be the only person out and about and am watched by Spotless Starlings perched up on an overhead cable soaking up some early sunshine. I did find one or two still in flower though, a froth of tiny white blossoms surrounding the distinctive purple ones at their centre. They mercilessly mob migrating raptors which they perceive as potential threats to their young and of course they have to be kept at bay from the airfield. Found only in the southern mountains of Andalucia and in the north of Morocco, botanists discovered that the pinsapo had been around since the Tertiary geological time period – predating  the Ice Age. The Spanish word vega is used to describe an area of low, flat, fertile ground that is generally at the edge of a river, which sums up this area perfectly. Higher up this introduced species gives way to the indigenous Pinsapo Pine-  Abies pinus. A little later we had lovely sightings of another out in the open foraging along the edge of the track, so it’s likely it still had young in a nest too. This part of the mountain is completely different to the side we had just left; to one side of the winding track there were high rocky cliffs while on the other side the land fell away and was well vegetated with Pinsapos pines, shrubs including gorse, cistus and lavender. 07.30- We reached the Bird Observatory on the Upper Rock a little before it was properly light. Sea daffodil leaves – April-Cape Trafalgar. Simply place your order before 5.30pm Monday to Friday, the day before your Bloom & Wild letterbox flowers are due, or before 9pm for our plants and trees, and they will be sent straight to your door via Royal Mail's … Then Butcher’s Broom with large red berries that intriguingly sit in the centre of the thick leathery leaves. (Andalusian Wall Lizard Podarcis vaucheri ). Leaves are long stalked, at ground level. ABOUT BLOOM & WILD AT HOME. In September, a slight increase in humidity brings forth the appearance of the yellow-flowered Aromatic, or Sticky Inula, which is similar in appearance to Ragwort. Forest and grassland fires are a serious risk and in some years raging fires inflict serious amounts of damage to the cork oak woodlands and in some cases houses are consumed and homes are lost. It’s drying out now and covered with dust thrown up by passing cars. Regular deposits of food waste help support a whole family of jet-black green-eyed cats that spend much of their time in, around and beneath the bins, which venture out in hope each time someone approaches. I can hardly believe it’s been five years since I last visited here during the month of June, so I couldn’t wait to get out and about to re-familiarise myself with the landscape and as much of the local fauna and flora that populates it as I could in the short time I was here. Our promo codes have been tested and verified on 06 January 2021. 09:14 – Back at the bins a ginger and white tabby is reclined on top of plastic bags and a member of the Black Cat family sits watching from the side-lines.Both gave me disdainful looks as though to ask “how dare you pass by without leaving anything for us?”. Arriving at the area recreativo, situated well inside the park, at about 10am it was already sunny but still coolish, perfect weather for walking. 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