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A classic bodega (restaurant)

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Welcome back to the last part of the Málaga photo series! (If you’re new to my blog, and like photography, feel free to check out the rest of my photo blog posts in the category photography: Here).

Today in Málaga, we will take a guided walking tour of a couple of hours in the city. We will also visit their Botanic Garden. This is day 3 of the trip, which was a very long, wonderful day. Warm and sunny! Day 4 was just packing and leaving. So this day is a photo extravaganza you could say! 

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We gathered at this fountain in the center of the city for the walking tour. Apparently this statue/sculpture has been stolen/stolen back, by several different neighboring countries throughout history. It is beautiful so I could see why.

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The bishop’s residence/ a museum

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Wonderful flowers outside a restaurant

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A typically Spanish scene: some older men feeding the pigeons in a plaza/square

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This camarera (waitress) in the bodega (restaurant) is highly skilled in pouring their traditional “moscatel” or sweet wine, in a strange, whirlwind movement, into little cups. Our guide Javier made sure everyone got a cup – for free! 

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One of the romantic style balconies in the Old Town

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A great square with bars and cafés with outdoor seating

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Now, the walking tour guide was amazing! He presented himself as Javier, and said: that’s the name of “almost everyone” in town, so if you’d ever need assistance, you could just call out in the town square, and everyone would come running! The funny part about his story is that later on when we went to a random restaurant, the waiter’s name was…. Javier! Anyway, “guide-Javier” was one of the best guides ever, hilarious, knowledgeable and caring. But now over to the Botanic garden!

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A gazebo in the garden

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..”And all that I can see, is just another lemon tree”, like in the song, there were tons of lemon trees here. Also, throughout the town itself, you would also find orange trees!

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A pond in the garden

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We stood by the gazebo in the garden, looking at the murky waters in the little pool there, when suddenly the waters started moving! And it was this little cute fellow, with a few of his friends. 

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Chinese Wisteria made to hang over an enormous area in a canopy over a built roof structure where you could walk below it. I could only capture perhaps 5% of its size with my camera. An absolutely amazing spot, where the petals had fallen all over the ground…

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Green lush area in the garden

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A wall of bougainvillea on our way out

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I hope you liked the last part of the Málaga photo series? As spring progresses more and more here where I live, I might get back to you soon again, with some nature photos. I will wait a little bit though, for the leaves on the trees, cause I have a special location in mind…nicer when the trees are all green. See you around! Love/SurvivedNarc