||The higher up you come into the hilly or moutaineous region of the Axarquia you will notice the different shades of colors, the deep-purple Bogainvillea, the rosa Almond blossoms, the red and yellow Cactus figs, the violet flowers of the sweet-smelling Jasmin, ...
The 'Axarqueños' here are still living in their pueblo community or outside in the campo - where everybody knows everybody - in small tiny cortijos (cottages), like white spots sprinkled into nature. They are from unusual cordiality, friendly hosts, bodily bowed from the hard work in the campo but upright, proud and honest. Dark tenned faces are grining at you, but you will never find any hectic or morose words - the people here are still content with themselves and their life, which is running more peaceful, leisurely and in friendly terms ...
And you can be assured: They will be pleased to share their life and lifestyle with you!
This 'our' Axarquia - especially the higher region - is designed for people who are looking for tranquility, relaxation and primitiveness, for ...
"Sun, Nature, Mountains, Lakes, the Sea & even more ..."
The 'Costa' with its beaches, promenades, bars, discotecs, boutiques and noble shops is just half an hour away, the city and airport of Malaga one hour, Marbella two and Marocco five hours. By aircraft you can be here in about two hours and by car in two days.
We - Elke & Heiko Bida - have felt the wideness of this country, the freedom, the warm and dry climate, have visited all those fascinating National Parks, ...
Back in Germany very soon we often stood dreaming and a little bit sad looking through the windows - mostly when the rain was passing by horizontally again and again - longing for escape of this wet climate, just to live in another part of this world with cosy warm and dry weather, where you don't have those problems with your bones, wrists and ankles .
Who does not have those dreams sometimes in his life ?!?