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GAUCÍN: Balcony of the Ronda Mountains where the Holy Child appeared to St. John of God.
The illustrious, always noble, very hospitable village of Gaucín.
GaucinenflorSaturday, December 4, at 7 p.m., the book “Gaucín en Flor” by Francisco Benítez Márquez will be presented to the public in the Bar El Puente. The book has marvelous color plates not only of the flowers of the region, but also of the town. The book is on sale in the Papelería.
Sara de Graah HunterFor those who didn't get to the Almuña Christmas Fair, the last of Sarah DeGraaf-Hunter´s lovely Indian Textiles and silver Jewellery will be on sale at Madeline Humphries house Calle Teodoro de Molina 9 (opposite The Casablanca) on Wednesday, 15th December, between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All items - bedspreads, cushion covers, table cloths, mats, napkins, silk scarves and silver jewellery will be at rock-bottom prices as Sarah wants to clear her stock before returning to India in January to buy lots more lovely Indian things.
WalksSml All are welcome to join these free walks. (Guides also speak English:

Sunday, 2 January 10:30 hras. Al Hacho. Approximately 3 hours. Leaving from the gas station. Difficulty: high
Saturday 09 January: 10:30 Around the village. Approximately 1.5 hours. Leaving from the Plaza del Santo Niño. Difficulty: medium.
Sunday 16 January: 10:30 La Guarda. Approximately 2 hours. Leaving from the Plaza del Santo Niño. 15 mins. In car. Difficulty: medium.
Sunday, 23 January: 10:30 El Montoro. Approximately 3 hours. Leaving from la Plaza del Santo Niño.

Walks are guided by members of the Association. Comfortable clothing and water to carry are suggested. For more information: Julian – 658 612 989 or visit www.turismo
A group of Mothers of students in the local school are going to begin Sevillana dance classes. It will be open to the public, and the group urges those interested to sign up. People from the village are needed in order to lower the cost of the teacher. The classes will begin in November in the La Peña Flamenca  (next to Correos). Posters advertising the classes will soon go up in the village, with the time and the exact day.

The classes are for all ages, and for men and women. Look for the posters.