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Reaching the summit of Los Reales de Sierra Bermeja

If you’re holidaying in or around Estepona you can’t miss the Sierra Bermeja mountain as it dominates the landscape behind the town. At just under 1,500 metres high it’s only 10km from the sea so makes an ideal day trip from the beach. I’ve been wanting to reach the summit for a while now (I […]

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Climbing the Mediterranean Steps to the top of the Rock

If you want to get to Upper Rock Nature Reserve in Gibraltar there are a few options including the Cable Car (the easiest!), via Castle Steps that are accessed from Main Street near the Post Office (fairly easy and which come out by the Moorish Castle), or the Mediterranean Steps (definitely not for the faint hearted!). […]

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Hiking in the Sierra Bermeja

It was a beautiful late October Sunday and the clocks had just gone back an hour, so it seemed like a perfect opportunity to go hiking in the Sierra Bermeja. The plan was to hike to the top of Los Reales. The reality found us, instead, walking part of the route of the Gran Senda […]