Application process for Spanish TIE Residency Card

The TIE (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) is a Foreigners ID Card which is issued to non-EU residents in Spain. After Brexit, this will be a…

Added: 31/10/2020

Freedom Again!

May 2 was an important day here in Andalucia, as the region began gradual easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. We are now finally allowed out of the confines of our own property for exercise - we are free again and riding every day!

Added: 04/05/2020

Guide to Semana Santa, Holy Week

Semana Santa (or Holy Week) is almost upon us again. It is an event of great significance in Ronda, as in most Andalucian towns and villages - even more important than Christmas – and the holy week processions are the result of…

Added: 22/03/2019

Here is an interesting piece about how Seville's pioneering head of urban planning, José Garcia Cebrián, pushed through a scheme to transform the streets of Seville with 80km (now increased to 120km) of segregated bike lanes. In doing so, he has increased the average number of bikes used daily…

Added: 01/02/2015

The year is 1810. The village folk are going about their daily business, farmers take their produce from field to market, the smithy prepares to shoe a horse and women shop for groceries in the village square. 

But their peace is about to be shattered as a villager runs…

Added: 09/10/2012

It was bound to be daunting to put pen to paper (or mouse to mat) for the first time so I thought I'd start with a little local interest stuff.  Now I don't claim to be (or want to be) a travel writer / agent / bore but it feels relevant for this blog to give you a very short overview of Ronda…

Added: 10/07/2012

We intend to use the blog to keep our friends and customers informed on the progress we are making at Hike + Bike and post information we think will be interesting for people considering visiting the Serrania de Ronda and the surrounding Natural parks Sierra de Grazalema and Sierra de las Nieves…

Added: 09/06/2012