Snap of the Day – The Road to Monachil

We have returned from Cordoba... Although we didn't spend as much time as we had foreseen in the capital itself, we have had a splendid time in a small part of the province. Of course, we celebrated the Viking's birthday in style! With a meal that included one of Cordoba's famous specialties... In the second …

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Snap of the Day – Looking for Ruins

Finding this location and then the ruins themselves was a bit of a challenge, both for the driver (the Viking) and the photographer (yours truly). But it's always rewarding when you find what you are looking for. Even more when you discover that you are actually surrounded by some really stunning landscapes! And now some …

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Taking the Sand Worm to a Fascinating Place in Grenen

From one unique landscape to another... Not in Spain this time, but in Denmark, in a place called Grenen, the tip of the peninsula of Jutland. Grenen So, what exactly is this Sand Worm? A picture says more than a thousand words... After you have paid a small fee, you will be taken to the …

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Snap of the Day – A Unique Landscape

Come to think of it, August has been a month of exploring extraordinary and even unique landscapes... For this one, you need to go to the province of Malaga, not far from the capital itself and Antequera. We were so impressed with this location that we have planned to come back when it's cooler, so …

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More Spanish Badlands – Follow the Road to Lugros

If you ever find yourself in the vicinity of Granada, consider making this short road trip. It will take about half a day and the itinerary is easy to follow. And you will be rewarded with stunning landscapes, such as on the road to Belerda. Set your GPS on Marchal, known for its beautiful clay …

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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?

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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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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