A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 4

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 4

First of all, here are the other parts: Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Let’s call this one “The Road Less Traveled”. Today, we take you along the GR-3201, to the following municipalities: This is a drive of about 30km (one way). If you do this in the morning, you can spend the afternoon in … Continue reading “A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 4”

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 3

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 3

If you like picturesque towns, then a visit to the next three locations should be on your to-do list: Nivar Some facts and numbers: Population: about 700. 14km from Granada. Roman origins. The name of the town is associated with general Hannibal. Lars and I were extremely lucky when we arrived here; we could park … Continue reading “A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 3”

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 2

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 2

In case you missed it, here is Part 1. Today, we take you to the small municipality of Prado Negro and the Natural Park itself. Prado Negro With landscapes such as these, I would say we were off to a good start. Time to enter the village… Our visit to Prado Negro had two goals: … Continue reading “A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 2”

Creepy Travels – An Underground Walk amongst Skulls and Bones

Creepy Travels – An Underground Walk amongst Skulls and Bones

Even without giving away the name of the location, I guess you know what touristic hotspot I am talking about. Indeed, the Paris Catacombs! It has been the subject of intriguing documentaries and horror movies (like the not so great As Above, So Below). Moreover, look for the catacombs on YouTube, and you will see … Continue reading “Creepy Travels – An Underground Walk amongst Skulls and Bones”

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 1

A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 1

Since the end of June, Lars and I have been exploring the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park at regular intervals. Let’s start with some facts and numbers: Established in 1989. 12,128 hectares (29,970 acres). Altitude between 1100 and 1900 meters. Located not far from Granada. Includes mountain ranges such as the Sierra de Huétor, Sierra … Continue reading “A Voyage to the Sierra de Huétor Natural Park – Part 1”

Snap of the Day – Another Day, Another Embalse

Snap of the Day – Another Day, Another Embalse

Or so it seems… Yesterday, when Lars and I were doing some explorations in the province of Malaga, we quite unexpectedly found another one. Anyway, the one on the picture is located not far from the Sierra Nevada. Somehow, I think that rock makes it even more stunning! Even a bit exotic! The next days, … Continue reading “Snap of the Day – Another Day, Another Embalse”