Stunning Sierras

The wonderful weather this week in Andalusia, so clear and bright, has provided us with amazing views of the Sierras that surround our home.  Each time we drive on the winding road down the A-4154 road towards Loja we can’t help but be stunned by the views towards the Sierra Nevada mountains and the lower Sierra de Loja.

At nearly 3500m high the peaks of the Sierra Nevada are often hidden in the clouds and covered in snow.


This photo is taken around fifty miles away from the mountains, so the weather and seasons affect the view dramatically, with miles upon miles of olive trees and asparagus fields inbetween us.

Although the Sierra de Loja (peaks at 1671m) are much lower than the Sierra Nevada they can still be engulfed by clouds and mist.  On this particular day, those white fluffy clouds were well below the peaks of the Sierra and clinging to the olive groves, making a magical view.


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11 Comments Add yours

  1. Tara says:

    What a view! Just beautiful. How lovely to feel the sun too 🙂 #MySundayPhoto

    1. Thanks, the view is beautiful and the sunshine is a real bonus.

  2. Wow what an incredible view, just breathtaking

    Thank you for linking up

    1. Thank you for hosting, its a great view, as you round the bend in the road the view opens up.

  3. Coombe Mill says:

    Oh my that first photo is so breath taking, I would have to stop and take in that view everyday.

    1. Thanks for the comment, we often do a double take when we see the snow, pull the car over, admire the view and take a picture

  4. Notmyyearoff says:

    It’s gorgeous! Every time I click on your blog I want to her off to Spain and see it all 🙂

    1. Thanks, Spain is a wonderful country to explore.

  5. this is truly stunning scenery. i love that blue blue sky. just lovely.

    1. Thanks, we love the scenery and the blue skies too

  6. Wow! What an incredible view! And look at the colour of that sky. Stunning x

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