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Summer walks – part 5

THE TWO-day walk from Panticosa to San Nicolas de Bujaruelo will take some organising. Those who are going up to either of these wonderful...

The giant’s cauldron

THE TIRED travel mag expression 'hidden gem' is not one that I've tried to spring on readers before. But this walk had me giving...

Benijófar to the giant’s cauldron

AS befits a giant’s cauldron, there is more than one way to reach the one in the Vega Baja, which lies between Benijófar and...

Cova Tallada and Torre del Cerro

By Ralph Phipps, Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers NOW that the weather is warmer it’s time to contemplate some easier – but still adventurous - walks....

Cataluña’s lakes – part 3

SETTING out from Cavallers reservoir at a height of 1,750 metres, the walker has a well-trodden route to follow to the mountain refuge named...

Miserat

On this week’s Costa Walk page, Ralph Phipps from the Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers shares his insights and routes on and around the Miserat...

Cataluña’s lakes – part 4

HAVING completed the 4.4km from Cavallers reservoir to the stepping stones just short of the Ventosa i Calvell mountain refuge, there are several options...

Lockdown – fines and fracas

Although the vast majority of residents are adhering to the state of emergency lockdown, people have been caught surfing, swimming and jogging by the...

Puig Campana ascent

By Dave Jones PUIG Campana (1,408 metres) is the volcano-like mountain which stands behind Benidorm in the municipality of Finestrat. Its formidable aspect makes the...

Two ravine walk

By Dave Jones THIS route takes in two wonderful ravines in the municipality of Castell de Castells. The walker is rewarded with some spectacular views of...

Nerpio – part 1

By Dave Jones NERPIO is very much a border town. It stands in Albacete province, just over the border from Murcia – but also very...

La Serreta – Iberian village

By Dave Jones AROUND 2,500 years ago La Serreta mountain near Alcoy was the site of an Iberian settlement. Anyone who has walked up to...

Back to the lakes – part 4

THIS is a tough all-day walk – one which takes the protagonist to a point that offers stupendous views over large swathes of the...

Back to the lakes – part 3

THIS route would definitely be in my top 10 all-time favourite walks. It is an absolute delight from start to finish. After completing the...

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