Vita Santa Cruz
TripAdvisor Reviews Vita Santa Cruz Sierra Nevada National Park
Travel Blogs from Sierra Nevada National Park
Fantastic drive even if I drove Bruce mad with my heavy breathing and gasping ...freaking out about the narrow roads, and it wasn't even me driving!
this was a very varied walk, through what appears to be farming land, even if you can't imagine how someone would farm in such a steep area.
Apart from getting a little off the track for a while, and coming across a man hiking in nothing but underpants and boots (he didn't even say hi), the ...
We were SO excited to be in the Sierra Nevada national park about to do our first walk. Who would have thought. Until now we didn't even know that there was a massive mountain range in the south of Spain so being here is pretty damn cool.
So many trails to choose from!
We selected this trail as it promised varying terrains and was suited to our abilities...about 14km. Also promised good ...
... an inch either side) streets to our apartment, unloaded and ditched the car. Our apartment, again, is in the old quarter of the city, the Albazyn, only five minutes from the centre of the city. It's a lovely rustic old 2 bedroom apartment with a private terrace on the roof. This terrace gives majestic views over the old part of the city and up to the Alhambra, the famous moorish castle and to the snow capped Sierra Nevadas behind. There is a bell tower ...
... me trying to read maps and find street signs (they are not in abundance in Spain so you kind of have to guess. They also do that Victoria thing where the street names change as you go along). Finally found our hotel and then a car park for the two days here.
We are right in the old district with loads of little back street and shops/bars.
As we had Alhambra entry tickets 2 o'clock, we spent the
morning exploring other sights in ...
... other happenings. I felt too touristy here.
On Tuesday 25 June, I taxi'd to the train station to collect my rental car and had a very helpful attendant at Europcar with good English and humour. I was free upgraded to a Renault from the very basic Hyundai i10 that I'd booked. It was the first time I’ve ever been hesitant about an upgrade considering I'd booked the smallest car I could get for the skinny European ...