Travel Blogs from Cehegin
... Cazorla. Unfortunately, most of the time we drove in the pouring rain. Not exactly an auspicious start to our trip! It was a pleasure to drive on these virtually empty roads which were in great condition with some incredible views of the Sierra Nevada and other mountain ranges along the way. We reached Cazorla town in the mid afternoon. Driving down the valley we got our first glimpses of the town which is improbably situated atop a hill with a castle towering above on an even ...
... the statue of Jesus on the hill. And Alhama de Murcia is nearby, providing anything the village doesn’t run to. A trip to town on Saturday rewarded us with the spectacle of the children’s carnival. The costumes were just wonderful, presumably organised by the school or class, judging by the banners. I would have had so much fun making them!
This area is a nature reserve with some unique features, including the areas known ...
... the Bullas’ back at home.
Actually pronounced "Boo’yas", the town was really clean and quaint. Sadly no schloss, but it did have a reputation as great wine producers. So we got stuck in.
We couldn’t say it was a very touristy place, certainly not at this time of the year. So we were being gawked at quite a bit from the ...
... become annoyed with myself that i have forgotten my large camera, and only have my small one as a rescue. It is better than nothing!
I park in one of the small streets which seem to line a main route through the town, and search for 'el informatica turismo' in the church's plaza. it is firmly closed, perhaps due to the work being done on it. not to worry, i wander up through the small gardens to find 'el museo cigarralejo' (the museum of Iberian Art) ...
A mix of big town madness with busy streets and confusing parking bays before siesta and a dozy old world charming village if you climb to the Church of the true cross atop the hill and return to the old town during siesta. Apparently a miracle brought a piece of Christ's actual cross to this location, that the angels chose this rather lost, off the beaten track location tells me that the miracle was that those two winged messengers even managed to find ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking