Walking in the Alpujarra

Breakfast at Hotel Real de Poqueira was a generous buffet so, as we intended doing a long walk, we filled up. Once organised with water bottles, snacks and cameras in our daypacks we headed north through the town to an entry point to a couple of the trails. The old sign showed several peaks in…

Granada – Day 2, The Alhambra

Arriving at the main entry to the Alhambra in plenty of time we stopped at a seat with a view of Albaicin’s Mirador San Nicolásand ate some of the food we had purchased, for an early lunch, before heading off into the beautiful Generalife gardens. Hedging had been used to create garden rooms and windows to…

Granada – Day 2, The Cathedral

We started the day with breakfast at the cafe attached to Pension Landázuri, just up the road from Pension Austria. We knew that we would need to allow a few hours in the Generalife palace and gardens before our appointed time of 14:30 at the Nasrid palaces and gardens so this allowed us time to…

Granada -Day 1

Even though we had enjoyed our stay at Saga Rental apartments in Madrid we were excited to be heading south to Granada. The high speed AVE train soon had us speeding through the Spanish countryside. It was hard to capture photos in focus due to the speed but we passed through a range of countryside…

Golf at Los Lagunas, Bogotá

Even though I am an avid golfer it is always hard to fit in a game whilst travelling overseas. However the opportunity to play in Bogotá was offered by Laura’s sister’s boyfriend Pablo, who is fortunate enough to be a member at the Los Lagunas Club. It helped that he was in a break from…