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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Five Incredible Places in Granada You Have to See

That is the province of Granada and not its capital. Here are 5 stunning locations we have discovered so far. And that are really worth a visit! Sierra Sagra Not just a mountain, but the highest one of this province. Plan your trip carefully and you will be able to drive around it, encountering one …

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Interior Sea of Granada

There is a reservoir in the province of Granada that is so big that locals call it an interior sea: the Embalse de Negratin. Embalse De Negratin We explored this region in 2 days. A part of the reservoir belongs to the municipality of Freila. You can program your GPS to this place; as soon …

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Discover Our Favorite Place in the Province of Granada

Imagine it's the month of February. The first signs of Spring are in the air. You feel an irresistible longing to be outside. So you decide to go picnicking, at a lake. Although we were both wearing a sweater, we could easily have done with a T-shirt. There were other people around, which is the …

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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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Cooling Off with the Locals at Embalse del Cubillas

The dam of the Cubillas is located between the Sierra Arana (which is right next to where we live), the Sierra Elvira and the Colomera (a mountain). The reservoir got its name from the main river, the Cubillas. Some numbers: Length: 2300m.Width: 800m.Depth: 20m.Year of construction: 1956.Surface: 194ha. The reservoir is home to olive trees, …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Møns Klint

The first time I traveled to Denmark, Lars showed me this beautiful spot. Møns refers to the name of the island, Møn, whereas Klint means cliff. Given the fact that Denmark is quite flat, these cliffs are quite impressive. Møns Klint is not one cliff: it's a 6 kilometer stretch of chalk cliffs, some of …

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