Hike on the Vereda de la Estrella, Granada

This past Saturday we traveled to Granada to let the kids participate in the 22nd annual edition of the Acropolis Chess Tournament, and decided to take the opportunity to stay over until Sunday and do what’s considered the most beautiful hike in the area, the Vereda de la Estrella, in the Güejar Sierra.

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Trip to the Alpujarra — Pampaneira, Bubion and Capileira

In December 2012, we took a weekend trip to the Alpujarra, discovering the wonderful places in Pampaneira, Bubion & Capilleira. Hope you enjoy the article. If you’re traveling there, you can download all the places described in this article in a Rego collection here.

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Casa de Pepe Bravo in Alozaina, Spain

In the whitewashed Spanish village of Alozaina, about 40 minutes from Marbella, is a very special center, called Casa de Pepe Bravo. The center takes in the socially unfortunate, helps them, and teaches them the crafts and skills needed to work productively. If you live in the area, it’s a place you must visit!

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Alto Chorrillo to the Siete Lagunas, in Sierra Nevada

Although it’s still wonderfully warm here at sea level in Marbella, it’s quickly getting cold in the Alpujarras and Sierra Nevada, and so thought this could be our last weekend to try camping at the Siete Lagunas. Setting out early Saturday morning, we arrived in Capileira in time to catch the 3:00 PM bus up to the Alto Chorrillo, where our three-hour hike to the Laguna Hondera would begin.

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