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We still have space for a couple of people on our bike/run week 8th to 15th Octo…

We still have space for a couple of people on our bike/run week 8th to 15th October in the Costa Blanca mountains. The focus is on enjoyable days out on the superb roads and we have selected some of the easier trail runs in the local mountains including the circuit of Bernia, Secret Sanxet and Serrella ridge running! Just £550 – everything apart from your flight and airport transfer included!









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September flowering plants in the Sierra de Grazalema

During the month of September the night time temperatures are lower, allowing plant life a reprieve and the chance of at least a few drops of moisture in the form of dew, if not a rain shower or perhaps a storm. Heavy rain tends to run off the baked ground too quickly whereas steady showers can be absorbed into the parched soil. Either way the wildlife appreciates this sign of the approaching cooler weather and autumn bulbs “spring” into life. Continue reading September flowering plants in the Sierra de Grazalema

August flowers in the Sierra de Grazalema

This is a golden month, as most annual flowers have finished their colourful phase, produced their seed heads and dried completely to a straw colour. Although if you look in the right places there are still flowers to be found; watercourses, irrigated areas, animal watering troughs, damp meadows and high mountains will offer the best selection. However, this is also a good month to see insects such as dragonflies, mantis and bushcrickets! Continue reading August flowers in the Sierra de Grazalema