Category Archives: Alpujarras

Walking is thirsty work!

The fuentes of Berja by Robert Bovington  Quite often my wife and I travel from Roquetas to the beautiful Alpujarras and often we stop in or near the attractive town of Berja for a coffee break. However, occasionally we visit … Continue reading

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Sierra de Gádor – a mountain range in southern Spain

by Robert Bovington The Sierra de Gádor mountain range is situated in the south-western corner of the province of Almería. It belongs to the Betic system, specifically the Cordillera Penibética. The maximum altitude is 2249 meters – the summit of … Continue reading

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Dalías (Alpujarra Almeriense)

Dalías is a town in the province of Almería. It consists of two main areas – Dali and Celín. Sitting as it does in the foothills of the Sierra de Gádor, Dalías is often considered part of the Alpujarra Almeriense. … Continue reading

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The beauty of the Alpujarras

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Murtas (Alpujarra Granada) Las Alpujarras is the area of picturesque white villages that cling to the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada. It is a nature lover’s delight. Torrents cascading down from the frozen summits…

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The beauty of the Alpujarras

Las Alpujarras is the area of picturesque white villages that cling to the southern slopes of the Sierra Nevada. It is a nature lover’s delight. Torrents cascading down from the frozen summits of the high Sierra have cut deep ravines … Continue reading

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Cherín – a village in the Alpujarras

Cherín is a small village in the Alpujarras. It has an oil mill and many orange, mandarin and olive groves as well as almond trees. for more photos of the this delightful area of Spain click on… http://www.panoramio.com/user/2391258/tags/Alpujarras

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Yegen (a village in the Alpujarras)

Yegen is a little village in the Alpujarra of Granada situated between the villages of Válor and Mecina Bombarón. Like other pueblos blancos in this region, Yegen is situated amidst spectacular scenery lying as it does on the southern slopes … Continue reading

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