From the Sahara fickle winds and wild djinns have draped an incendiary blanket of calidity over this ecology.
The hot dry air of the Calima has turned the sky white with airborne desert sand and dust.
This air is now almost unbearably dry and it sucks the last remaining water from all it touches.
Coming as it has at the end of the long and fierce Andalucián summer, this is a brutal act of nature and everything shrinks back from the intolerable heat.
This is the time of the great fires and the ancestral memories of one of natures most destructive forces remains engraved within every cell of every component of this place.
One feels the enhanced watchfulness and possibly even fear within this ecology.
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Photo: La Janda from Las Cabrerizas. Courtesy of the author.