On September 3rd we head off to cave country, known as ‘El Altiplano de Granada’, to both check out the area and to go cave house hunting in Andalucia !
Our flights have been booked with American Airlines. (not our favourite airline but we collect the air miles). We will be flying from the Turks and Caicos Islands to Miami to Madrid to Granada. That means 3 flights, 19 hours of airport/flying time and a 5 hour time difference (phew). Continue reading
It was time to create our must have and would like cave house list. Our aim to buy a cave house and eventually move to Spain was slowly becoming a reality. The list would help us to decide what we ideally wanted to get for our money. Sitting down with pen and paper and of course a bottle of wine (how all great plans are conceived) we came up with what we both wanted and would ideally like from our new home in Spain. Continue reading
Having decided that we wanted to buy a cave house, the next question was where do you start to look for estate agents that sell cave houses ?
Luckily, the article in The Telegraph that had first wetted our appetite for cave houses featured two such estate agents that sell cave houses . A google search revealed a third, all 3 of which were based within the area we were looking. Continue reading
So give me a little of your time and let me tell you a story about the why where and when of our plan to buy a cave house in Spain.
Why where and when ?
Back in September 2012 we were sitting on an agricultural terrace overlooking Machu Picchu in Peru (no honestly) and the subject of our eventual move closer to home came up.
So… what is the blog all about ? Sorry to disappoint, but this is not an article on philosophy or the meaning of life, the universe and everything. The answer to that question is below if you are interested! Continue reading
Choosing the blog name is, according to those in the know probably one of the most important steps to creating a new blog. Apparently, when choosing the blog name it needs to be catchy, easy to remember and spell, and relate to you somehow.