Travel Blogs from Capileira, Sierra Nevada, Spain and Canary Islands

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'Ness-a-Guin', Capileira, Sierra Nevada, Spain travel blog

'Ness-a-Guin'

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... individuals. The first balls up came when we realised we were headed in the wrong direction, thus illustrating the size and scale of Spain's Sierra Nevada. We were half way up the ski fields when a wise voice from the back seat quietly suggested that ...

The wrong side of the A5, Capileira, Sierra Nevada, Spain travel blog

The wrong side of the A5

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... its way up and over the mountain to a spectacular lookout before descending steadily back down to Capileira. It goes without saying that the hysterics were plentiful and made for a highly entertaining couple of hours. 'Restaurante Abuxarra' is an old ...

Petite randonnée pour se mettre en jambe, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Petite randonnée pour se mettre en jambe

A travel blog entry by vilmouss

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... ' et déserté il y a 15 ou 20 ans) on abandonne le chemin du rio Toril pour descendre à La Cebadilla et revenir vers Capileira. Bon au moins ça n'aura pas été une randonnée très difficile et tout le monde est content. Moi ça m'a quand même donné ...

Fini la rigolade, maintenant c'est du sérieux, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Fini la rigolade, maintenant c'est du sérieux

A travel blog entry by vilmouss

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... mes rêves, en réalité il faut que je me fâche et que je vérifie). Mais bon là on est en Andalousie, dans la Sierra Nevada, un petit coup d’œil à l'application météo et aux températures : grand beau temps pour la journée, donc le fond ...

Cortijo Las Tomas, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Cortijo Las Tomas

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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There's a hint of spring in the Sierra Nevada - an impression I've derived from seeing some of the trees in blossom. And from the contrast between here and the UK where the rain has been pouring from leaden skies for weeks on end. Nothing of the sort here ...

Mulhacen, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Mulhacen

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... 't a clue about. To the north west is the city of Granada. Eastwards, I can see the lower (and remoter) ridges of the Sierra Nevada. And to the south west, I can see the mountains near my home in Frigiliana, just visible over Veleta's south ridge - Cielo, ...

Refugio del Poqueira, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Refugio del Poqueira

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... from the village, and by 9.00am, our coach, with a party of about 24 on board, is passing through the village of Capileira, a well-known walking centre, which I've visited before. But until now, I was unaware of the road which zigzags up the hillside ...

Hiking up the highest mountain in Andulusia, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Hiking up the highest mountain in Andulusia

A travel blog entry by adamz

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... Capileira since it had more day hike and a National Parks information office. Day 1 Had an early start in Seville and thankfully made it into Capileira beofre the afternoon siesta. Checked into the hostel (15 Euro) and while the guy there didnt speak any ...

Rio Naute, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Rio Naute

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952

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... there's much shade about. I've done a few shorter walks, but I'm now fancying something a bit longer. So I'm off to the Sierra Nevada, where, in theory, it should be a bit cooler at the higher altitudes. Capileira seems quite cool when I arrive and start ...

Projekt X: Hermann Buhls Pickel i.d. Siera Nevada, Capileira / Sierra Nevada, Spain travel blog

Projekt X: Hermann Buhls Pickel i.d. Siera Nevada

A travel blog entry by m.weiss

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... 'eros de Esqui jeglicher Nation allseits geschätzt. Aufgrund der langen Anreise ist es ja einigermassen verständlich, dass die Sierra Nevada bei uns in Österreich aus alpinistischer Sicht eher ein Schattendasein führt. Aber auch bei den Spaniern ...

Beating the rain, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Beating the rain

A travel blog entry by jojo-travels

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... . .  We met no other hikers on the path - which went up and down - waterfalls here and there - old crofter shacks here and there - really very beautiful! Eventually, we reached Bubion - and we explored the town a bit looking for a spot of coffee . . ...

Up into the mountains, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Up into the mountains

A travel blog entry by anneowens

... packed a lot in already! After checking out of our hotel we picked up our hire car and left Granada, heading for the Sierra Navada and Las Alpajarras. The journey took about two hours, that was with a few photo-stops. As the road climbs higher, so the ...

Capileira - Trevelez, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Capileira - Trevelez

A travel blog entry by reveu

réveil vers 8h30 et bien motivé pour les 17 km qui séparent Capileira de Trevelez. je suis les conseils de la guide de Capileira et je prends le GR 420 dit "sulayr", la montagne du soleil. la rando est sympa sans être extraordinaire mais elle permet ...

Day 8 Thursday, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Day 8 Thursday

A travel blog entry by mikeot

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... Morning we packed an overnight bag and rented a car.  We planned to drive up to a couple of mountain towns up in the Sierra Nevada's and then head down to the beach at Nerja.  I had reserved a standard size car but when I told him to add the ...

Another great adventure!, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Another great adventure!

A travel blog entry by jojo-travels

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... This was an amazing viewpoint - could see the three villages and if you looked the other way, you'd see the two highest peaks in the Sierra Nevadas!    Took lots of photos here! :-).    Then, we hiked down. . .down . . .down into ...

Las Alpujarras, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Las Alpujarras

A travel blog entry by vgfamily

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After our time in Tarifa and Tangier we escaped into the snow-capped mountains of the Sierra Nevada. We stayed in Capileira the most remote village in the Alpujarras. The villages of the Alpujarras were used as a refuge for the Moors after they were ...

Capileira - Refugio de Poqueira - Capileira, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Capileira - Refugio de Poqueira - Capileira

A travel blog entry by reveu

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... de petits sentiers qui longent un ruisseau et qu'on traverse à mi-parcours. La fin de rando se fait à travers une forêt de pins. à capileira, on me conseille d'aller à trevelez en suivant le nouveau GR 420 "solayr" au lieu du GR 7: 17 km, avec un ...

Wow.   What a drive up here!, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Wow. What a drive up here!

A travel blog entry by jojo-travels

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... last nights dinner spot - El Fogon de Raquel Restaurante.   Another wonderful find!   We think this little plaza in Capileira has among the best dining anywhere we have ever been!   Seriously!    We had soups - today's garlic ...

Lost in the Sierra Nevadas!, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Lost in the Sierra Nevadas!

A travel blog entry by jojo-travels

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... ; We were thoroughly enjoying lunch  . .      Laurie and John asked the friendly farmer which way back to Capileira and he motioned to the trail heading off across the hillside  . . .  We thought we were in business!   ...

None, Capileira, Spain travel blog

None

A travel blog entry by tobyh

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The Spanish Sierras, Capileira, Spain travel blog

The Spanish Sierras

A travel blog entry by lmcfarland

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... the valleys and ever-higher sierras. Just as we began to wonder whether the road had twisted us (and our respective tummies) into inescapable knots, we reached Capileira, which sits at the top end of the spiraling pavement. Its 1436-meter (~4700-foot) ...

Las Acequias de Pampaneira, Capileira, Spain travel blog

Las Acequias de Pampaneira

A travel blog entry by igneouscarl

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... I had some big plans. We would spend a couple of nights in Malaga and then head off to the village of Capileira in the Sierra Nevada before spending a couple of days in Granada. Our family has never done a beach holiday, and probably never will. There ...

Capileira - Andalusian mountain village, Capileira, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Capileira - Andalusian mountain village

A travel blog entry by divansanten

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... de Poqueira, at 1,436m (google pics). We had lunch and meandered through the small centre. Such a peaceful and pretty place with the snow-topped Sierra Nevada mountains lurking just behind the village. Rem pretty crook so we didn't try out any of the ...

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