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Maladetas from Barrancs

This Easter, Semana Santa as it’s known locally, i figured it was about time i made a visit to the upper Benasque Valley, with its Maladetas, its moribund glaciers..and its 1000+ meter descents everywhere you look. I’ve been a regular … Continue reading

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Valley of Benasque, first visit for my five-year-old

Early August we travelled to the North to visit the Pyrenees, a little concerned about the weather forecast which promised serious precipitation over the course of the week. The first days were innocent enough, although the clouds began to threaten … Continue reading

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The Magic of the Mountains

This Summer we have spent several nights out in the mountains, camping wild at various spots around the freshly designated National Park of Guadarrama. But perhaps ironically the most beautiful place that we slept in, not too far from Cotos … Continue reading

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