Winter walks


THE WINTER is here, with the shortest day of the year on Wednesday heralding the start of the season. In line with recent trends, state weather agency AEMET is forecasting a warmer winter than normal in Spain, not that this season is ever particularly severe temperature-wise in our neck of the woods.
To experience a real blast of winter, with some freezing temperatures and snow, the best option is of course to look north – but not outside of the borders of Spain. Stop short of France at that vast barrier of mountains which runs from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean, known to us Britishers as the Pyrenees.

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