Category Archives: water

One more Wonder of Water..from the disappearing Pyrenees

Many and varied are the water wonders of the mountain chain that separates the Iberian peninsula from the rest of Europe. Beyond surging rivers and crashing falls, you have the most stunningly placid mountain lakes..but you also have the dramatic … Continue reading

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Water Wonders of the Pyrenees

We are the water planet. And we are water beings..even those of us who don’t swim or enjoy getting immersed in h2o, every living thing on Earth..we are made of water, we are totally dependent on water for life. Personally, … Continue reading

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End of Spring water festival – the party goes on!

Though the Winter of 2016 came really late – we had no snow until the last two weeks of February – it would be wrong to suppose that this year has been parsimonious in precipitations. Temperatures were abnormally high in … Continue reading

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The Shower of the Germans – La Ducha de los Alemanes

The heavy rainfall of recent weeks, combined with the thaw as the snow gradually disappears from the Sierra, has meant that the streams and rivers of Guadarrama bound down from the mountains replete and teeming with water. Water is the … Continue reading

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