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In our BLOG, you will find information that allow you to know better our region and enjoy your trip in Andalusia, and the most relevant news about our activity as nature guides. 

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Guiding the Irish Tree Society

I had the pleasure to guide the Irish Tree Society for two days in the Serranía de Ronda botanical sector. The group followed a superb program exploring iconic Andalusian forests in the Betic mountain range and historical ornemental parks that are rich in trees...

Cantabrian Brown Bear

Observing Cantabrian Brown Bears in their natural environment is a truly extraordinary experience. What emotion invades us when the plantigrade appears in our retina, going about its activities without being threatened. Western Cantabrian, between Asturias and León...

News on Cazuma pincertail in Andalusia

The Cazuma pincertail (Onychogomphus cazuma), the last discovered and unsuspected species of Odonata in Europe, is a scarce endemic limited, so far, to Eastern Spain. We were lucky to find a new population in Andalusia.Female Onychogomphus cazuma (stacked...

Andújar, the best of Sierra Morena

A territory localised in Jaén province.

EMBAL 2023, European Monitoring of Biodiversity in Agricultural Landscapes

For second year, I have participated to the EMBAL program. This time, I had the fortune to visit east Mediterranean countries. Although I planned to spend extra time on endangered dragonflies... this spring's schedule was so tight that I had to jump from plane to...

Three kings and six lynx (Tour in Andalusia)

A report by Roy van Grunsven, Dick Groenendijk and Tim Termaat. From the 5th to the 15th of January 2023, we did a tour through Andalusia with Florent Prunier (G3-guides). The main goal was to see Iberian Lynx but also see some other wildlife such as birds and...

EMBAL 2022

Without a doubt, agriculture is the sector with the greatest power to transform the environment of the territory that surrounds us on a large scale. For this reason, the European Union launches a program that intend to monitor biodiversity in agro-ecosystems: it is...

ECOSECANO 2022

Herbaceous plants can invade crops and be harmful to farmers... But do we have deep, global knowledge about the impacts of these weeds? Is the response - which seems intuitive - of eradication promoted by agro-industry so beneficial? ... Pesticides, synthetic chemical...

Doñana water crisis and other threats

Threat #1: the water crisis in Doñana A very strong water deficit is felt in Doñana, the most prestigious wetland in Spain, a process that has unfortunately been going on for at least fifty years and has been greatly aggravated in the last two decades. The increasing...

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Cantabrian Brown Bear

Observing Cantabrian Brown Bears in their natural environment is a truly extraordinary experience. What emotion invades us when the plantigrade appears in our retina, going about its activities without being threatened. Western Cantabrian, between Asturias and León...

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Brown bear Ursus in Dagaña

G3-news

G-3 News

Rural Cicerones, autumn 2019

During the fall of 2019, we participated in the Rural Cicerones program, the network of local tour guides, an initiative aimed at promoting slow tourism in the province of Malaga. We have attended three events: the training "Design of products and slow experiences:...

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La Noria, Conseil Général de Malaga

Travel tips to Andalusia

Travel tips to Andalusia

About languages and Spanish

Spaniards like to comment that they are the people who study the most English on the entire planet ... without success. It is curious for Latinos who like to talk and express themselves so much. It is easy to blame a school method little focused on the 'live'...

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Andalusian culture

Andalusian culture

Travel literature on Andalusia

Memoirs of expat living in Spain and of travelers Andrew Edwards and Suzanne Edwards - 2016. Andalucia: A Literary Guide for Travellers. IB Tauris.  Chris Stewart - 1999. Driving Over Lemons: An Optimist in Andalucía. - 2000. A Parrot in the Pepper Tree. - 2006....

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Andalusian gastronomy

Andalusian gastronomy

A guide to tapas and tapeo

"Take a tapa, ask for tapas, go for tapeo, tapear (the verb)" ... It's a style, the icon of Spanish popular culture. The "tapa" is that small portion to eat on the go, a snack, not a meal in itself. You can't ask for a tapa on its own ... you have to choose from a...

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