Ronda: Little Village with a Big Heart

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How do I begin to explain a tiny town in Andalusia that is  precariously perched upon a 100m gorge?

I could try and explain to you the whitewashed walls or the combination of both Islam and Christian histories in the town or the scenery that inspired writers such as Ernest Hemingway and Orson Welles, but it wouldn’t do it justice.

Instead, I’m going to keep words to a minimum. Ronda, like all the best things in life, is better off experienced than explained. With that in mind, photos will do the majority of the talking, and they don’t even come close to doing this place justice.

The Roadtrip
Before we get to Ronda, however, let’s talk a little bit about Andalusia. Driving through this region in Southern Spain was a true highlight for our trip – with golden, barren hills lined with olive groves and sunflower fields withering in the heat of Summer.

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The Town
The view from up high in Ronda over Andalusia, combined with the beautiful streets and everything else… I can’t really explain what it feels like to be there. Like I said… minimal words for this blog post, I’ll let the pictures do the talking.

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Where we Stayed
Lastly, we cannot thank Enfrente Arte Hotel Ronda enough for hosting us. This is by far the most unique hotel we’ve ever stayed at, with art-deco motifs throughout, an incredible pool and a free open bar for all the guests, this place felt more like a home than a hotel.

You can see pics of the hotel below.

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And… that’s it!

If Ronda wasn’t on your bucket list, definitely put it on there. It truly was one of the most unique experiences we’ve had whilst travelling around Europe.

Much love,
C + P.

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