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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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