Spain – Andalucía

Stop @ Guadix

We had spent the night at a lake north of Granada, from where we had a great view over to the Sierra Nevada, living up to its name with still visible snowfields at the 3500 high mountain range. 50km east of Granada lies Guadix, a town very enticing with its cave houses, which you already …

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Sierra de Torcal

From our lovely spot between the oak trees, we had made a detour to Estepona, but afterwards we went inland again to Torcal de Antequera. We had been here in February 2019 and had experienced this fantastic area with grey skies, fog and low temperatures. This time we were thankful, that it wasn’t as hot …

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Tarifa, southernmost point of Europe

At exactly 36 degrees latitude, the Punta de Tarifa is the southernmost point of continental Europe. The only parts of Europe farther south are islands – including the Greek island of Gavdos, which is the southernmost point of Europe. The North African capitals of Algiers and Tunis actually lie farther north than Tarifa. The distance to Morocco, and thus the African continent, is only 14 …

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Cathedral of Cádiz


We had reached the Costa de la Luz at Cádiz, one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in Western Europe. The earliest archaeological remains are from the 8th century BC, as it was founded already by the Phoenicians. As Cádiz is situated on a narrow slice of land surrounded by sea‚ we started our walk around it along the …

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Minas de Riotinto

One of the main attractions in Huelva are the mines of Riotinto. We waited two days for better weather before we went there. Cerro Colorado The area of Riotinto is a zone of volcanogenic massive sulfide ore deposit which has produced significant copper, zinc, lead, gold and silver. Cerro Colorado covers a surface of 4,2 …

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Sierra Morena

When we reached the north of Huelva, we visited two interesting towns: Aracena and Almonaster la Real in the beautiful hills of the Sierra Morena. isn’t it cute ? Again, the landscape is dominated by hills covered in oak trees and pastures. Here we managed to capture some of the famous pigs with our camera. …

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