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.
The Junta de Andalucía has opposed the creation of new golf courses that do not comply to each and every one of the stipulated prerequisites in the province of Granada the rest of Andalucía.
It was was only last Spring that an experienced climber of Anglo-Spanish nationality lost his life in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada. Now, with the last snowfalls of the season, another avalanche struck in the Los Tajos de la Virgen area, but this time, fortunately, without claiming any lives, although one man was injured.
The publicly owned company, Cetursa, that manages the whole of the skiing complex on Sierra Nevada decided to close the season earlier than normal, which with the late snowfalls at the beginning of April, did not amuse the rest of the businesses up there; restaurants, hotels and shops.
The body of the man from Zafarraya that was killed in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada on the 20th of February (our March Front-Page Article) was finally located on the 18th of May, thanks to the Spring thaw.
Do you remember the fire that broke out and destroyed much of the Sierra Nevada national park on the Lanjarón side? Oh, come on; you must do!
Hope for Brit caught in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada in Granada, Spain, fade, as no trace is found after more than 36 hours.
The Ed spoke about this project last month, so I decided to take my family along on one of their activities- a 2-hour walk at the back of Herradura.
Skiing holidays are becoming ever more popular and with more people on the ski slopes the likelihood of an accident is also on the increase.
Keeping to a meteorological flavour, there was an orange-level alert over an expected storm and downpours during the last weekend of September.