Cool Sierras Day 1 – “Piernas Fuertes”

"Al hombre osado la fortuna le da la mano"I wake up in a large king sized bed in a room having dreamt of olive eating ewoks and slowly come to with growing excitement at the day dawning. What looked like a small hotel last night called the Hotel and Spa Sierra de Cazorla in a little town called La Iruela is in fact a large hotel with massive lounge and bar area overlooking a valley of unbelievable natural beauty. Think olive groves, whitewashed stone and stucco houses and winding paths leading

By | November 29th, 2016|Mountain Biking|0 Comments

November 9th – travel day Gatwick England to La Iruela, Spain

It’s a wet, blustery November morning at Gatwick Airport and I’m sitting in a windowless departure lounge for an EasyJet flight and looking forward to getting up and on our way. Papers are full of the news that Trump might win, even though we know already that he has in fact already won and the world has changed a little bit overnight.I’m en route to Malaga for three days mountain biking with Howard who is the owner of an amazing mountain and road bike tour company. The company tour is operated

By | November 19th, 2016|Mountain Biking, Roadtrip|0 Comments