Monthly Archives: May 2012

Aledo, a bit of history.

Following with places near Quemao Viejo worth visiting, let me introduce you to the village of Aledo, located half way to the nearest seaside, Mazarrón. Aledo is a medieval village with a population of about a thousand people. “Aledo’s fort”, … Continue reading

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Puerto de Mazarron III: La azohia.

La Azohia belongs to the City of Cartagena, but I am relating it to the Puerto de Mazarron, because it is in the same bay, and it is no more than half an hour on a pushbike. It is a … Continue reading

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Puerto de Mazarron II: Bolnuevo.

Bolnuevo is in the right ( west) side of Puerto de Mazarron. It could be said that is the gate to miles and miles of what is one of the last unspoilt coastlines in the whole Spanish Mediterranean sea. It is … Continue reading

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Puerto de Mazarron I: A visit to the city center.

Puerto de Mazarrón is the nearest seaside to Quemao Viejo. It is about 70 kilometres away, just above an hour by car. A long ago, it started as the seaside part of the town of Mazarrón (8 km inland), but … Continue reading

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Climbing at Quemao Viejo.

Quemao Viejo is located behind a south-facing cliff of about 60 meters high. After a five minutes walk uphill you’ll find yourself staring at this massive formation, called ” Peñarrubia” ( The Blond Crag): I must admit that the photos … Continue reading

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Murcia, a paradise for “tapas”

I am starting a new section in the blog about places near Quemao Viejo worth visiting. Murcia, the capital city of the region, will open it. Murcia is a city in the south of Spain of about with a population … Continue reading

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