Today, for the first time the weather was like I expected: Rather cool in the morning, so that you still need a jumper, but quickly getting warmer so that you can set out for a hike at 10.00 a.m. in a short-sleeved shirt. And that is exactly what I did today. Continue reading All hiked out in Grazalema
Today, I did a hike through the Garganta Verde, a deep and narrow, but green gorge (hence its name). For this hike, you need a permit of the National Park Service, which I reserved by phone. However, my Spanish does not seem to be as good as I would like it to be, because the permit was issued for a certain
Delhard Kabila. Continue reading Delhard Kabila and the Green Gorge
Today, as I was travelling on from El Chorro to Grazalema, I took the opportunity to make a short stop in Ronda. The visit, however, was somehow compromised by the inclement weather. Continue reading Rounding up Ronda
Today was a really relaxing day: In the morning, I visited the remains of a mozarabic fortress, and explored the area of the dams of El Chorro Gorge, whereas in the afternoon, I was lazing around on the terrace of my accommodation. Continue reading From the 9th to the 20th Century
Based on the fact that I actually wanted to see flamingos and strange rock formations, the above result (especially the first two thirds) might seem a bit strange, if not even disappointing. However, I was again happy with today's adventures. Continue reading Fortresses vs. Flamingos vs. Fissures: 1:0:≫10000
El Chorro is a Mecca for climbers. However, I opted against going straight up the rocks, but rather explored the area by hiking on several hiking paths. In total, I was away for nearly six hours – maybe not that relaxing in the eyes of some people. Continue reading Unwinding in El Chorro
My holiday in Spain started very stereotypically with a flight to Málaga, admidst lots of elderly tourists and a school class on their way to a language holiday. After my arrival, however, I left the "typical" Andalusia behind, and made my way into the mountains. Continue reading Andalusia, or: Welcome to the Mountains!