Three Awesome Days In Córdoba – Part 4

Part 1.Part 2.Part 3. Let's have a look again at the map with all the places we have visited so far. CórdobaPriego de CórdobaMontoroObejoIznájar I guess we saved the best for last. Iznajar is a village located on an island which is located in a reservoir. Iznajar even has its own beach and organizes various …

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Three Awesome Days In Córdoba – Part 3

After a couple of interruptions, we continue with our series about Córdoba. Here are Part 1 and Part 2. On the following map, I show you the destinations we have explored so far and the ones of destinations of today: CórdobaPriego de CórdobaMontoroAdamuzObejo At the end of Part 2, we suggested that you could either …

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Three Awesome Days in Córdoba – Part 2

This article mentions certain mental issues. If you are unfamiliar with this subject, better have a look here first. What a lucky duck Lars was last year... While I had to celebrate my birthday during a strict lockdown, he could celebrate his in one of the most picturesque towns of Córdoba! CórdobaMontoro The thermometer indicated …

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Three Awesome Days in Córdoba

That's the province of Córdoba, and not only its capital! CórdobaPriego de Córdoba The reason for this short holiday was the Viking's birthday. To be honest, it was a last-minute decision! The Town of Water and Baroque Architecture That's the town of Priego de Córdoba: churches, monuments, noble houses and fountains. We had programmed our …

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A First Exploration of Cabo de Gata

If you ever find yourself in the province of Almeria, you will probably end up in the Cabo de Gata Nature Reserve. But is it worth it? Our answer is very simple: it depends on the season. Lars and I went there in the beginning of August, which was a big mistake! Way too many …

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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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Let Yourself Be Seduced By Charming Comares

We're back in Spain for our post of today, but not in the province of Granada, but its neighbor Malaga. Comares Comares is not just any "white village", it's the one of the highest in Andalucia (more than 700 meters high). It's just one hour away from Malaga and if you like sea and sun, …

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Another Exploration of Iznalloz (and Extra Tapas!)

One of the most spectacular sights in our hometown is the Castillo, whose remains date from the Arab times. First, a couple of pictures taken from the main road: Starting from the church, you can easily climb the streets and look at the ruins. And if you are not afraid of narrow and steep streets, …

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Photo Essay – Autumn Colors in the Spanish Badlands

Remember this? Lars and I wanted to return, to see how the colors of autumn would impact the landscape. BelerdaFonelasMarchalLugros We started our excursion in Belerda. Nature certainly did not disappoint us! Look at that red, yellow, green. and blue! After Belerda, we drove to the road that connects Marchal with Lugros. More autumn colors …

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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: La PezaQuéntarDúdar This is a drive of about 30km (one way). If you do this in the morning, you can spend the afternoon in …

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