. Por alguna extraña razón en todo este tiempo nunca había subido a Navacerrada. Creo que en mi mente un sitio a 1200 m de altitud, en la ladera sur de la sierra de Guadarrama con pistas de esqui tenía que estar lejos de Madrid o ser de difícil acceso, pero resulta que no, que está apenas a 40(-ish) minutos (en coche, sin tráfico), ...

November 25, 2020

HEY, XÀBIA, I JUST MET YOU…

Cala Granadella, can it be more beautiful? Short answer: nope. . ...and this is crazy, but here's my number, so call me maybe? Yes, that's the feeling that you get after spending just a couple of days wandering around this incredible place. Xàbia (in Valencian) or Jávea (in Spanish) is a truly lovely coastal town by the ...

April 07, 2020

HOW TO MAKE A MINIMAP

Hi there! Since we're all pretty much locked at home and many of us have some extra time to invest in fun projects, I thought I could share a small guide to the ancient (not really) art (and science) of minimapping. If you are familiar with this project you already know that making a minimap is a way to create an alternative way to ...

At the foot of the Sierra de Guadarrama, on the shore of the Santillana reservoir and surrounded by the Regional Park of the Upper Basin of the Manzanares River (part of the Biosphere Reserve), lies Manzanares el Real, a lovely Spanish municipality in the province and Community de Madrid, located less than 60 kilometers from the capital on the ...