Also New on Our YouTube Channel – Gorafe Desert

At the end of 2020, I wrote three articles about how to drive to and through the Gorafe desert: Part 1.Part 2.Part 3. Here is a map with the most important places, mentioned in the three posts. IznallozHuélagoVillanueva de las TorresGorafe It has taken me hours to edit all the bits and pieces and to …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 3

First of All Earlier this week, I had promised to publish this post yesterday. But then something happened... Probably like many of you, the last days I have been experiencing many problems with my Gmail. I can imagine that many of you were frustrated or angry as well, but it had a far worse impact …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 2

Have a look at this text first, before reading this post. Here is Part 1. Let's recuperate: in the first part, we showed you an alternative route via Iznalloz, Huélago and Villanueva de las Torres. If you don't have time to visit the latter, program the GPS for Gorafe after Huélago. Gorafe Usually, I describe …

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How to Drive To (and Through) the Gorafe Desert (and How Not to!) – Part 1

Before reading this post, have a look at this first! If you find yourself in the province of Granada and you want to see a unique landscape and are not afraid of some (!) adventure, then Gorafe and its surrounding landscapes are a must. In the third part, we will tell you how you can …

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Driving in Paradise – Crossing the Stelvio Pass

This summer, Lars and I have crossed mountains. Explored badlands. Climbed to the top of canyons. Traversed deserts. In other words, it has been a very adventurous time, and, luckily, we have had no accidents whatsoever. Honestly, given the fact that we have pulled off some stunts, that's actually a bit of a miracle... But... …

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How to Drive around Granada’s Highest Mountain

If you are a bit familiar with the south of Spain, you might think that the Sierra Nevada is the highest mountain in the province of Granada. But, it only comes in second place. With its 2383 meters, the Sierra de la Sagra (La Sagra) is the highest peak here. And with some planning, you …

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How to Drive through the Sierra Arana

We in Iznalloz are surrounded by magnificent landscapes. Just have a look: But these are the most beautiful... Let's come a bit closer... Cl Mirador De La Sierra Lars and I wanted to drive through that beautiful landscape (if possible at least)... We had previously done so in Italy with the Stelvio Pass and in …

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A Spectacular Drive in the Sierras of Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park

More than 40,000 hectares of Nature Park with several mountain peaks between 1,500 and 2,000 meters: that in a nutshell is the Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park. It's actually located in the provinces of Granada and Malaga. As you can imagine, this is too much to explore in one day. But we can present …

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Adventures at the Beginning and the End of the Danube

During our travels through Europe, Lars and I have often crossed the Danube, the second-longest European river - the first one being the Volga. During its course of 2850 km, it flows through no less than 10 different countries, passing illustrious cities such as Vienna, Bratislava, Budapest, and Belgrade. The Beginning The Danube starts its …

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