Valentino the Shepherd

We met Valentino when we were out for a walk with the boys, down at Rio Pesquera, near to the small village of Zagra, in the Granada Province of Andalucia, Spain.  We have explored this area quite a few times and keep going back because of the stunning scenery and a walk interesting enough to keep […]

Río Pesquera River Walk

The Río Pesquera is a river running near the hilltop town of Zagra in the Granada province of Andalucia, Spain.  The Río Pesquera joins into Lake Iznajar which is the largest lake in Andalucia and extends far into the Cordórba province.  There are great circular walking routes all around this area, a wonderful place to go for […]

Ruta Rio Pesquera

Throughout the Granada Province,  there are some amazing walking trails. Western Granada, ‘Poniente Granadino’ the last enclave of the Andalucian border, has a rich history and an beautiful landscape. The best way to explore the countryside is to follow a Caminos Naturales Ruta, a route following natural paths.   The Ruta  Turistica Rio Pesquera end […]

Exploring Castles – Zagra, Spain

Zagra is a picturesque white washed village nestled in the hills, an hours drive away from the beautiful city of Granada.  The tiny village feels like the ‘real Spain’, truly unspoilt by tourism.  The village is dominated by a large hill, which the Moorish castle sits on top of and is entirely surrounded by endless […]