Weekly Photo Challenge: New – Puente Nuevo, Ronda

It took about an hour to reach Ronda, which is one of the pueblos blancos (white towns) so called because they are whitewashed in the old Moorish tradition.

It also happens to be one of the most spectacularly located towns in Andalusia sitting on a massive rocky outcrop straddling a precipitous limestone cleft in the mountains.  We parked the car in the new town near the bullring and crossed the Rio Guadalquivir back to the old town with its cobbled narrow alleys, dazzling white houses and decorative black window grilles covered in scarlet geraniums.

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7 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: New – Puente Nuevo, Ronda

  1. So much. It’s overwhelming but with time….

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  2. Ronda is one of my favourite Spanish cities. I spent a week there way back in the sixties and since then I’ve visited it whenever I have been in the area. It never fails to impress. It also has one of the best pousadas.

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