Category Archives: Cicloextremeña

Cicloextremeña roundup

I have now completed the updated map for the map for Cicloextremeña with most of my mistakes removed, and including the diversions put forward. It is intended to be used on a Garmin device. The map is transparent, so if this … Continue reading

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Leo 24hr to Monesterio, the end of the Cicloextremena

It was only a 10km last stage, and I was away before 9am, the target leaving time. It turned out that the route was the Via de la Plata, and because this bit of motorway was built when I did … Continue reading

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Fuente del Arco to A66 km730 Leo24hr

Well today was one of the best of the trip. I got up at 0630 but didn’t rush away. It was sunshine but only forecast to be 21C today. I started out with wind jacket and waterproof jacket. Cool but … Continue reading

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Fuente del Arco rest day

I liked the Hostal so was happy to take one of the days I had in hand here. I spent a couple of hours wandering around the village (down jacket needed) but otherwise spent washing clothes and sleeping. I’d had … Continue reading

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Granja de Torrehermosa to Fuente del Arco village.

I decided to get up at 8am. Neither of the 2 bar/cafe/restaurants I used yesterday were open, but another one was, all within 100m. I had my usual breakfast, then returned to the hotel to get going. There were 100% … Continue reading

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Castuera to Granja de Torremosa

I had lots of options today. I decided the best thing to do was to do 60km today leaving 2 stages of 40km followed by the final few km to Monesterio then bus to Sevilla for Monday. I got up … Continue reading

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Cabeza del Buey to Castuera

I was intending for today to be a day off but with no telephone reception and no wifi in the room it wasn’t to be. On one of the steps up to my room. Moth fully 100mm across. Now identified … Continue reading

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Puebla del Alcacer to past Cabeza del Buey

As it was a long day I was determined to get away early and left just before 7am. Nice and cool and quiet. The road would round the hill to get to Esparragosa de Lares. The road was being upgraded … Continue reading

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Herrera del Ducque to Puebla del Alcacer

What a difference a day makes, or in my case getting away an hour earlier. I really enjoyed the whole journey today. I would have left at 7 but had a coffee and sweet cake, stopped to get more money … Continue reading

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Guadalupe to Herrera del Duque

I walked to the Churreria for 0730, and was off not long after not long before 9. Big delay but usual. I’m only following a track on the GPS so was surprised that the track seemed to go away and … Continue reading

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