New Year’s with Pepe and Tina
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We are spending New Year’s with Pepe and Tina. Pepe built 3 caves which he rents out under the name of Cueva el Guindas. For New Year’s, they were fully booked so we set up our car next to the caves. We … Read More

Snow in Andalusia?
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Salt from the ground – from times when there was an ocean here.

Remember Namibia
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Landscapes in Andalusia are similar to Namibia. They change from one minute to the other. From rocky to sandy. From red to yellow. From arid to green.

No Pasear – and What it Means
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What matters is the term “Se ruega”: It means “requested” – and can therefore safely be ignored. The gate plus chain is more convincing though. Our track was blocked by a sand hill (another convincing argument) plus the sign (Picture … Read More

Blogger in Action
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Blogging is hard work. You fight with SIM cards, data volumes, Android Apps, iPhone Apps and finally your memory, if you don’t blog for 3 days. Some people revert to Candy Crush…

Vino de la Tierra Altiplano de Sierra Nevada
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We are planning to drive into the natural reserve of Sierra Nevada. As a first check if it is worth while, we check out the local wine.

Spot for the Night above Lake Negratin
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Lake Negratin (Embalse de Negratin) has become sort of a companion during the last days. All the off-road tours started or ended near Baza and the lake. We could see the lake right from our first overnight stop in Andalusia. The … Read More

Andalusia VI
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Lake Negratin

Completely covered in Fog
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We had chosen this spot to wake up with the perfect view in plain sunlight. Instead, the tent was wet so we could not pack it and it was clumsily cold.

Gorafe from above
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We had coffee there.

Driving on a Former Railroad Track
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Entering the tunnel, this was spooky! After the tunnel, we collect fire wood for the evening. You never know! Following the railroad tracks (below the gravel).

Crossing a Small River
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The area ist mostly arid. Little rivers are usually very little. But still… you have to make sure it is not too deep. Joh checking for depth.

Scenery of Andalusia I
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First time driving through Andalusia on small roads.

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