Cortes de Pallas to Chelva


After a rest day in Cortes de Pallas, my feet were not great and I was still tired, but thought I would push on. My goal was to get within 10km of El Rebollar, which would put me on pace to reach Chera the following day. The day started with a bunch of road walking … Continue reading Cortes de Pallas to Chelva

Bocairent to Cortes de Pallas


The start of the trek from Bocairent to Vallada was a gradual climb on a paved road, but there was no traffic. The road kept rising until it reached the top of the rocky, shrub covered hills before changing to dirt. After a short stint on dirt roads, the descent into the neighboring valley was … Continue reading Bocairent to Cortes de Pallas

El Pinos to Bocairent


Unlike the previous few days into El Pinos, the day from El Pinos to Elda-Petrer had a small village in between (Casas del Senor), which helped to break up the monotony of the farm roads. While there was some nice scenery during the day’s walk, the majority of the time was spent on paved minor … Continue reading El Pinos to Bocairent

Switch from Flickr to Google Photos


I have made the decision to switch my photo storage from Flickr to Google Photos. I apologise if this is an inconvenience for anyone. I have made this decision for the following reasons: – Followers have reported issues when using the Flickr app. While the desktop version of Flickr seems to work well, I want … Continue reading Switch from Flickr to Google Photos

Calasparra to El Pinos


After visiting the Santuario Virgen de la Esperanza in Calasparra on my rest day, I had a long haul to Cieza the next day. The path followed the base of the front range leaving Calasparra, which was largely barren due to a recent fire. After exiting the burned section, it was nice to see pine … Continue reading Calasparra to El Pinos

Puebla de Don Fadrique to Calasparra


Puebla de Don Fadrique is on a major road. Like most towns of this type, the town seems to have expanded around the road, so most of the stores, services and places to stay are not in the old part of town. After staying in a pension near the main road, I headed off towards … Continue reading Puebla de Don Fadrique to Calasparra