Category Archives: Spain

Spain, Logroño, 16 – 18 June 2021

Pamplona to Logroño – a short ride 104kms in 1:10hrs. Logroño is the capital of La Rioja a major wine producing region in Spain and Rioja wine has been accredited with “denominación de origen calificada” . It is also famous … Continue reading

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Spain, Pamplona, 13 – 15 June 2022

Bayonne to Pamplona over the Western end of the Pyrenees. Maximum altitude 718m compared to 1,818m when I crossed over from Toulouse into Spain. Once I got past the villages in the foothills good ride through the mountains in fine … Continue reading

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Spain, Bilbao, 07 – 09 June 2022

The ride from Santiago de Compostela to Bilbao was fun, through the mountains all the way, there was only a short stretch of toll road at the beginning which I avoided by going down a back road. The back roads … Continue reading

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Spain, Sevilla, 25 – 29 May 2021

Terre to Sevilla, a cold ride until I reached Puertollano and then a classic motorcycling road the N420 winding through the mountains and a couple of National Parks upto Montoro, 742kms in 7:56hrs, my rear end still need conditioning hahaha. … Continue reading

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Spain, Terre, 24 May 2021

Toulouse to Terre in Spain should have been a great ride over the Pyrenees but it rained and it was miserable and nerve wracking through the mountains and of course there were many tunnels, 484kms in 7:10hrs.

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Spain, Cartagena, 9 – 11 December 2015

Cartagena is well know for its restored Roman theater and some other ruins, the old town looks quite new, a good place to wander around. I am now going to take a break to spend Christmas with friends in Holland. … Continue reading

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Morocco and Spain, Meknes, San Roque, Cartagena, 7 – 9 December 2014

After Merzouga my goal was to head back to Cartagena in Spain. First stop on the way was Meknes and the ride through the Atlas mountains was fine and cold with snow on the side of the road, altitude over … Continue reading

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Morocco, Chefchaouen, 19 – 20 November 2014

From Algeciras I took a ferry to Ceuta which is a Spanish territory in Morocco. You don’t have to buy a ferry ticket in advance as there are ferries leaving at least every hour all day and the journey takes … Continue reading

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Spain & UK, Algeciras, Gibraltar, 17 – 18 November 2014

After a short break in Sevilla I rode to Algeciras which is where you get the ferry to Ceuta a Spanish exclave in Morocco. I was informed by another bike rider that this was the easiest way to enter Morocco … Continue reading

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Spain – Cordoba, Granada, Sevilla, 01 – 09 November 2014

From Ronda I rode to Cordoba, out of the mountains and back into the plains, though I don’t think there is such a thing as a plain in Spain, flat straight roads do not exist making it a motorcycling paradise. … Continue reading

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