We are blessed with what surrounds us in the term of countryside; we can stroll along subtropical beach or if we prefer, walk through mountains and lush-green plateaux. With a short drive we can take our dogs for a walk amongst pines forests, rimmed with frost on the north face of hills and yet sit and enjoy the sunny terrace of a bar on a paseo – we are spoilt.
Around 20 hikers from Almuñécar enjoyed a walk in the Alpujarra, co-ordinated by the municipal sports board guides, Enrique Garín & Chico Novo.
When living in Nerja some 10 years back, we used to play golf at the Añoreta course near Rincón de la Victoria. At a signpost I often noticed the name of Macharaviaya. I used to think: What a funny name for a place.
Found on the other side of the coastal mountains is the stunning Bermejales Reservoir. Now you’ll definitely need transport to get to this one, as its located 77 km inland from Almuñécar, but the impressive drive is well worth the effort. I made the journey last month perched precariously on the back of Ed’s bike…
Anybody that has travelled up to Granada cannot have failed to be impressed by the gorge or canyon of the Azud de Vélez, which is just below, Vélez Benaudalla.Anybody that has travelled up to Granada cannot have failed to be impressed by the gorge or canyon of the Azud de Vélez, which is just below, Vélez Benaudalla.
Sometimes, even us car owners need the services of a taxi. Whether we’ve broken down or have just had one or six too many, and need to get home to our bed without going via a Guardia Civil cell.