Ronda is romance. In the 19th century many poets, writers and artists travelled to the city. But one-armed bandits and the heart of Robin Hood also found their way to the city on the rock.
Ronda – I am shelling beans, in a valley in Ronda while the 92-year-old Maria Manuela Vallecillo is reciting the 19th- century poet Bécquer. I know, it’s not your standard opening for a travel feature, but then again: what is?
Text: Anneke de Bundel – Images: Nicole Franken