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Archerito glacial lake

By Dave Jones AS the signpost points out, it’s only 4km from the start point to the glacial lake, the Ibón de Archerito. The path...

Cataluña’s lakes

WATER, water everywhere….. which comes from the melting snow. A walk in the Aigüestortes national park in the Pyrenees of Cataluña means never having to...

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...

Pyrenees autumn walk

By Dave Jones IT’S onto the GR-11 trans-Pyrenean footpath for our autumn walk. This stage, from Baños de Panticosa to Sallent de Gallego, is one...

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...

Camprodon

By Dave Jones THE HISTORIC town of Camprodon in the Pyrenees of Cataluña is a wonderful base for a short walking holiday. Lying at the...

Catral’s nature area

By Dave Jones THIS is short route which runs from Catral village to the nature area (Aula de Naturaleza) on the edge of El Hondo...

Benasque

By Dave Jones The Plann d’Aiguallut is the most wonderful place I have seen on earth. I’ll tell you why. The walk up starts from the...

Confrides snow walks

CONFRIDES village in the Guadalest Valley is a great start point for snow walks. There are a number of options available, ranging from a short...

Granja round walk

By Dave Jones THIS Vega Baja walk follows the PR-CV 447 waymarked route. It is well-signposted on most sections, taking in the villages of Granja de...

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...

Back to Benasque

By Dave Jones It’s a long way to Benasque – but it’s worth the effort. With copious winter snowfalls – and more in the spring...

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...

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Brexit passport rule changes

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