On our way down to Andalucía on Friday, Maria told me about an infamous restaurant situated by a mountain pass that crosses a gorge evocatively named “Despeñaperros” (= plunging dogs [from a great height]).
The restaurant, innocuously named Casa Pepe, is a veritable shrine to General Franco, the Nationalist dictator who ruled Spain for four decades. Maria had never been to this place, but suggested we check it out on the return journey.
So, today, on our way back, we were looking for it, but couldn’t find it at first, so we ended up having a rather mediocre lunch in some other place. However, just before we re-joined the motorway, we stumbled across Casa Pepe after all. We didn’t want to linger for too long, but I managed to take a couple of snaps: