Driving to the Embalse de Colomera and Beyond

Summers can be really hot in the province of Granada... A visit to the Embalse de Colomera is a way to cool off. The easiest and fastest way to visit the Colomera Reservoir is by taking the A-44 and then continue on the A-403. But if you don't mind driving some extra kilometers in a …

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Snap of the Day: Another Day, Another Sierra

I think this is the first summer that I have spent so much time in the mountains or at least in mountainous areas. And I am loving every second of it! Anyway, I took this picture somewhere in the province of Almeria. Does anyone know where exactly?

Discover the Timeless Beauty of the Place Stanislas (Nancy)

Although it only takes you three hours and a half to drive from Brussels to Nancy, this French city has a completely different vibe than the Belgian capital. And even though the weather was far from sunny - as you can clearly see in the pictures, Nancy has a certain Mediterranean atmosphere... Who Is Stanislas? …

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Snap of the Day – Somewhere in Almeria

One thing is for sure: the coastline in the province of Almeria is stunning! So far, the summer of 2020 has been one of the best of our lives... We are, of course, aware of the devastating effects of the Coronavirus, especially here in Spain. But Lars and I are both in good health and …

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Is Blankenberge Worth a Visit?

Summers can be hot in Belgium. And as soon as temperatures approach 30 degrees Celsius and more, a lot of Belgians will go to the coast. Given the fact that our coastline is less than 70 kilometers long, bigger places like Blankenberge can become quite crowded during (summer) holidays and long weekends. Part of the …

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Snap of the Day: Cabo de Gata

All of my Spanish friends talked about it, the Cabo de Gata, one of the most beautiful places in the province of Almeria. Obviously, Lars and I had to check it out and earlier this month, we did. However, things didn't go as planned though, but we intend to return either this autumn or next …

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Introduction to La Alpujarra – Driving from Lanjarón to Trevelez

It has been a bit too quiet on this website... Because of the pandemic, Lars and I have decided not to travel abroad this year. Instead, we are exploring Granada and some other provinces as well. And the more excursions we make, the more places we find that also need exploring! On top of all …

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Snap of the Day – Embalse de Colomera

With the heatwave going on at the moment here in Spain, one of the "coolest" places is our airconditioned car. Maybe it sounds weird or lazy, but it's rather comfortable to be driving along beautiful landscapes in a cold vehicle! At regular intervals, I will jump out of the car though, and take pictures. Anyway, …

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A Spanish Version of Badlands – The Road to Belerda and Beyond

Have you ever experienced that you plan to visit location A and end up exploring location B and be completely impressed? That's what happened to us in late June. We had the plan to explore the ruins of a tower, not far from a small village called Huélago. Huélago We are actually not sure whether …

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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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