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Photos: Rioja & Navarra

Friday, 14 Sep 2018 | Photo Gallery


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Rioja & Navarra

Friday, 14 Sep 2018 | Views [27] | Comments [2]

The very south of the Basque region includes some of the Rioja wine growing area. We left Izki and visited a small village to walk up Lapoblacion, a distinct hill overlooking the wine growing plains of Rioja. A short but tough climb up was rewarded with ... Read more >


Photos: Basque Region - Pais Vasca

Monday, 10 Sep 2018 | Photo Gallery


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Basque Region - Pais Vasca

Monday, 10 Sep 2018 | Views [25]

Hi all, Left the coast and drove into the hills. Stayed over in the Urkiola National Park and completed a challenging walk up onto the Anboto ridge. Tough climb/scramble onto the ridge but rewarded with stunning views. Lots of wild horses, cattle ... Read more >


Photos: Basque Region - Costa Vasca

Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 | Photo Gallery


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Basque Region - Costa Vasca

Thursday, 6 Sep 2018 | Views [40] | Comments [3]

Spectacular scenery! My first impression of the Basque region! Mountains, forests, beaches and river valleys. Really lovely. Stayed first few nights in a beach side town of Mundaka. Did some fairly challenging walks in the hills with steep climbs. Walked ... Read more >


Adios Spain

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 | Views [251] | Comments [1]

We have eaten and drunk our way through Northern Spain and very enjoyable it has been! If you have been following the blog for 6 weeks you will notice it has very much been a case of 'eat, sleep, explore, repeat'!! I love Spain, the people are friendly ... Read more >


Basque Country - Bilbao

Sunday, 25 Sep 2016 | Views [256] | Comments [2]

Made the short journey to Bilbao our final destination on this trip. Had low expectations of Bilbao as it has been a very industrial city but was absolutely well impressed. Over the last 20 years the whole docklands has been re-developed with a strong ... Read more >


Photos: Basque Country - Bilbao

Sunday, 25 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Basque Country - Donastia Sans Sebastian

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016 | Views [226]

On the steep journey downhill out of the hills the breaks on the beast were stinking, we have had this a few times on the bad downhills but this time the break light came on. After much contemplation and discussion with our mechanic in the UK we decided ... Read more >


Photos: Basque Country - Donastia Sans Sebastian

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Basque Country - Gorbia National Park

Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 | Views [197]

Left the cities behind and headed for the hills in the Basque region. This is were the language becomes even trickier as the Basques have their own language which is completely different to Spanish it contains lots of x's, z's, u's and the words are ... Read more >


Photos: Basque Country - Gorbia

Wednesday, 21 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Castille - Astgorga & Burgos

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Castille - Astgorga & Burgos

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 | Views [201]

Castille, Astorga Left the Ancares region and headed east into the heart of Castille for a couple of tourist days. Visited a lovely restored village and then continued to Astorga. A historic town with the cathedral, squares and Roman walls. Had a ... Read more >


Photos: Castille - Ancares National Park

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Castille - Ancares National Park

Tuesday, 20 Sep 2016 | Views [263] | Comments [2]

After a couple of days hanging around the beast because of torrential rain we left Galicia and headed to Burbia in the Ancares National Park. A very remote area of Castille. We visited the tourist information in the largest village in the area and between ... Read more >


Photos: Galicia - Costa de Morte (again!)

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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Galicia - Costa de Morte (again!)

Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 | Views [225] | Comments [3]

Galicia, Costa de Morte (the return) As we are staying in Northern Spain now we decided to do more exploring of the costa de morte as it is a really lovely stretch of coast. Went back to our harbour stopover and did a great mountain bike route along ... Read more >


Photos: Back to Galicia!

Saturday, 10 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery


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