Category Archives: Spain

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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Spain, Sevilla, Cadiz, Ronda, 22 – 31 October 2014

I rode from Madrid to Sevilla then to Cadiz on the coast and then back into the mountains to Ronda. Sevilla, 22 – 25 October 2014 Sevilla, capital of Andalusia and the nicest city so far, population 1.5 million, a … Continue reading

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Spain, Madrid, 15 – 21 October 2014

Madrid, capital of Spain, population 6.5 million, altitude 650m, a big modern city, good public transport (5 day pass €26.80), lots of Monuments, Museums, Parks, Plazas, Buskers and a few Beggars. Perfect weather, around 25c during the day, cool at … Continue reading

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Spain, Benicassim, Valencia, Barcelona, 25 September – 14 October 2014

I left Veghel on the 24 September to ride to Benicassim in Spain a distance of about 1,800 km, it took 2 days with an overnight stop in Chanas, France. The route from the Netherlands went through Belgium, Luxembourg, France … Continue reading

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