An excellent article about the Sierra Nevada (and a bit of the Alpujarras) by Martyn Thompson
With all the snow very much in the news just now I thought it was time I went off in search of some so yesterday, Amber & I set off to the Sierra Nevada.
For those that don’t know, the Sierra Nevada is a mountain range in the region of provinces of Granada and Almería. It contains the highest point of Spain, Mulhacén at 3,478 m (11,411 ft.) above sea level. It is a popular tourist destination, as its high peaks make skiing possible in one of Europe’s most southerly ski resorts, in an area along the Mediterranean Sea predominantly known for its warm temperatures and abundant sunshine. At its foothills is found the city of Granada and, a little further, Almería and Málaga. Parts of the range have been included in the Sierra Nevada National Park. The range has also been declared a biosphere reserve.
The Sierra Nevada National Park…
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