Ruta del atun - statue Tarifa

Photo:  Tuna statue indicating the direction of the wind. Placed in different places along the ‘Costa de la Luz’ in 2013, when the first ‘Ruta del Atun’ took place.

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To escape from the peak holiday invasion of the Spanish, Italians and Portugese into Tarifa, I moved out of town in summer. I went camping. So back to basics with battery, water, bladder, and ant management being daily business. Falling asleep watching the flickering lights on the other side in Morocco,  waking up with

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Thinking Tarifa for an active holiday or long term stay? Great minds think alike! After one year of intense exploration of the outdoor playground of Europe, I surely have some useful tips for you. You can use this little Tarifa travel guide as a start for your own Tarifa adventure!

A sense of place=Tarifa

  Photo: A sense of place | Tarifa | Spain Cows are chilling in the grass, a few kiters are facing the elements, bunkers from the war are part of the skyline, as well as Isla Palomas, an old military terrain where these days immigrants are placed, hoping for a better future. The Moroccan mountains, Read More

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‘Buenos Dias Guapa!’, Señor Pepe says while watching the TV from his home-trainer. He’s wearing a T-shirt that says ‘Aqui todo es muy bueno‘, meaning ‘Here’s everything very good.’ Pepe moves from his home-trainer to the counter where his ‘caña‘ (glass of beer) is located. Before I order I’m already offered to try a piece of, Read More

Festival of Colours Tarifa

Possibly the only daily routine that exists in Tarifa is watching the sunset. Each day Tarifa is spoiled with a fascinating sunset show!  Its super different and so beautiful every day again. La Costa de la Luz (the Coast of Light) lives up to its name. These are a few of my favorite sunset, Read More