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This is the all round panorama from our roof terrace....I'm quite happy with our view. :-)

Best viewed LARGE.

WANT TO SEE MORE.... This is a link where you can see more of Alora, just ten minutes away from my home. http://www.beautifulyoo.com/alora.htm
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May 05 2008 17:32 GMT dalesgateway
Glad you are enjoying your new home.
May 05 2008 18:11 GMT LisaSam67
very cool indeed! we need to arrange for the removal of those wires tho
don't these people realize they get in our pictures haha
May 05 2008 18:16 GMT garynumber1cleaner
great view .... and Lisa ... *stop it* .. lol ;-)
May 05 2008 19:59 GMT LisaSam67
lol gary! are you following me? hahaha
May 05 2008 20:12 GMT megmet PRO
They are the phone and power cables and are everywhere in Spain, they don't put them underground especially not out in the campo where we are.
I'm so used to seeing them they don't bother me anymore, I don't even notice them, thought there are not as many as it looks here as thats because of the stitching. :-))
May 05 2008 20:17 GMT Bellavista
Great view Meg!
I know this probleme with the cables! We also have a lot of them! :-(
May 05 2008 20:19 GMT Pueo PRO
Nice view. Great panorama,
May 05 2008 21:17 GMT mariazinha32
what a view!!!!!!!!!!!!fabulous panorama
May 06 2008 04:22 GMT larrybenedict
A wonderful view Meg. Are those Olive trees or Citrus on the hill sides? They appear to be organized the way trees are in groves and orchards. What can you say about them?
May 06 2008 14:38 GMT megmet PRO
There is a mix of trees there Larry, olive, orange, lemon, almond, fig, quince, pear & plum.
The oranges are the best and sweetest I've ever tasted, though the crop is mostly at an end for this season, when the blossom was on the trees for the next crop it smelt divine!

The lemons are just this week being harvested & the figs have now got a few ripe fruits on them. The plum tree on our neighbours land close to our front door has the fruit forming nicely, though unfortunately when it flowered we had four days of very strong winds before it had set fruit....the crop won't be as good as it might have been.

I'm looking forward to later in the year when they gather the olives from the back of our house, as there is quite a long drop from our back terrace I will be able to help them beat the tops of the trees there to release the olives.

We are so fortunate here in the Guadalhorce Valley, the soil is very fertile and the irrigation system is good which gives this area such wonderful fruit and makes it a much greener place to live than most of the Costa del Sol.
May 06 2008 18:04 GMT abojovna PRO
May 06 2008 19:28 GMT otilia
encantadora foto
May 07 2008 03:10 GMT larrybenedict
I am thrilled that you have found happiness in Spain. It appears to be very lovely there where you live.
May 08 2008 21:54 GMT LizSA
Beautiful..... just so fantastic..... I am happy for you Megmet....
everything of the best for you and your husband...
and what a beautiful view.....Yes... and I know Orange blossoms...
the sweetest smell on earth...:-)) ( oh yes... and a newley bathed baby...there are
some smells nice also... but I know citrus blossoms ..""" divine """!!! )))
May 11 2008 00:04 GMT jceca PRO
citruses and olive oil ... mostly imported from your neighborhood !!!! here at my place ...:-)
May 11 2008 00:08 GMT megmet PRO
And aren't they just wonderful from here too? You need a bottle of Spanish Rioja to go with them Svet. ;-))
May 11 2008 00:17 GMT jceca PRO
oh yes, you are so right !!!
i know those wines, but never tasted them ... :-)
May 11 2008 00:25 GMT megmet PRO
A bottle of Faustino and some Manchago cheese.......heaven ! :-))
May 11 2008 00:50 GMT jceca PRO
go sleep now, you evil woman !!!
don't make me jealous at 2:50 in the morning ... :-))
May 11 2008 07:07 GMT karlbark
It looks great where you are! :-D
I love the white houses with the terracotta roofs :-)

Best regards,
Karl Trausti from Iceland
May 11 2008 13:34 GMT megmet PRO
Slept like a baby Svet,.... it's the first night in our new and expensive bed that I haven't wakened up with a very bad back. :-o
May 11 2008 15:40 GMT jceca PRO
May 11 2008 22:01 GMT Nodster
a truly stunning vista