Kiersten Rowland - Adventures, Travel & Photography

A personal blog about life in the Alpujarras & beyond

Ice Ice Baby

Ice Ice Baby
4 Jan 2021

It doesn't often get this cold in Lanjaron

A walk through a cork oak forest

A walk through a cork oak forest
25 Oct 2017

Laura and I decided to go for a walk yesterday. She had recently been in this area and I said I would like to see the freshly harvested cork oak trees as I had never seen them.

Out of my comfort zone and onto the NW ridge of Tozal del Cartujo

Out of my comfort zone and onto the NW ridge of Tozal del Cartujo
15 Jul 2016

This is my version of a day scrambling I had in the Sierra Nevada on the NW ridge of Tozal del Cartujo. Thankfully I was in the competent company of Richard, Felipe and Andrew, who all helped to keep me calm, make me laugh and make me feel confident.

I got married

I got married
31 Jul 2015

Actually I've been married a month now. Richard and I ran off to Gibraltar and got married on 30th June

What night time visitors do we get in the garden?

What night time visitors do we get in the garden?
9 Apr 2015

Have you ever wondered what night time visitors you get in your garden? Well I did, I know we have them, they leave evidence behind, some more so than others! So I set up a camera trap that I'm lucky to have and hope never to have stolen.

How fragile life is

How fragile life is
4 Apr 2015

A poppy seems, to me, a good example of how fragile life is. I photographed these beautiful poppies in the morning, a few hours later they were gone, gone for good.

Sunset - the ever changing colours of the sky over Lanjaron

Sunset - the ever changing colours of the sky over Lanjaron
23 Mar 2015

As you know living here in the Alpujarras, the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, we are often treated to spectacular sunsets over Lanjaron

A trip to Penon de la Mata

A trip to Penon de la Mata
14 Mar 2015

We had a recent trip to Penon de la Mata in the Sierra de Huetor north of Granada. From here you get spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada.

Macro - February wild flowers

Macro - February wild flowers
23 Feb 2015

A selection of macro shots I took during February 2015

Macro - Wasp

Macro - Wasp
14 Feb 2015

I love getting up close and seeing a completely different world. Today's post is of a wasp!

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