Every year we like to escape from the noise of las Fallas and explore a quieter corner of Spain. In fact, many Valencians do the same. This year it was Murcia's turn to be explored.
We have spent a weekend hiking along a couple of fluvial trails and exploring the extraordinary Geological Park of Aliaga, Teruel. The trip also included swimming in Arquello reservoir and in a cool mountain river.
There is an area at the edge of Valencia province that has been invaded by dinosaurs. This past weekend we went there to do some field investigation. Here's how it went...
The report of our 4 day trip to the region of Els Ports (inland Castellón) where we explored some of the best hiking routes in the area. We have also visited several small, charming villages such as Castellfort and, of course, the capital of the comarca - Morella.
Here's the review of our trip around some the wonders of Teruel province, during which we have done two hikes - Sendero fluvial de Aliaga and Nacimiento del río Pitaruqe, and also visited several small towns in the area.
Here's a report of our weekend trip to Rincón de Ademuz. During this trip we have explored the trails which run along the three main rivers of the region - Turia, Ebrón and Bohilgues.
On the odd day of February (the 29th) we went to Tarragona province to hike up to la Foradada del Montsiá and contemplate the views of the Ebro delta through the gap - a curious natural formation; and explore the beaches, wetlands and the Ebro river on the following day.
Some would probably say it's madness to go exploring the gorges of Alicante province after such heavy rains we had during the week, but the spirit of the group was strong this weekend, so here is the report on how our adventure went.
Here's a report of our trip to Marina Baixa in Alicante, during which we visited Castell de Castells and did two great hikes there - El Castellet and Els Arcs, and also took a walk around the Guadalest reservoir, it's castle and museums.
Here's a report of our trip to Morella and surrounding lands: Portell d'Infern in Fredes, Parrizal de Beceite (Teruel) and of course the town and castle of Morella.