2 day ride in Andalusia

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by rulis, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. rulis

    rulis Adventurer

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    After cold and long winter in Lithuania, after five long months without a bike, I went for vacation to Andalusia, between Malaga and Marbella. One month before I started to plan a route for 2-3 day ride. Here's what I came to:

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  2. rulis

    rulis Adventurer

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    On 15th of March I picked up Yamaha Majesty 400 from 'Motomercado' and hit the road. The weather was great and the ride was awesome :ricky
    Some pics from my ride.

    El Burgo
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    El Burgo - Ronda
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    Puerto de las Palomas between Zahara de la Sierra and Grazalema
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    Puerto de las Palomas, alt. 1360 m.
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    Puerto de las Palomas from sattelite
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    Grazalema - the most beautiful 'pueblo blanco' on my way
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    And loads of 'pueblos blancos' on the way
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  3. rulis

    rulis Adventurer

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    And of course, beautiful Ronda

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  4. somclan

    somclan Been here awhile

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    Thanks for sharing... Great pictures
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  5. Dino de Laurentiis

    Dino de Laurentiis Working on it

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    That bridge is, for some reason, called El puente del Coño (the Cunt Bridge). Some say it's because you go like "Coño!" when you see it (like, "Oh, fuck!") but my personal theory is that it's because a deep gorge/cleft with moisture at the bottom :evil

    Seems like you've had an amazing trip! I've only driven parts of the route by car but it was sure spectacular! I really liked the road between El Bosque, past Grazalema (which is indeed beautiful), towards Ronda, lot's of nice twisties there.
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  6. Thorne

    Thorne Sherpa-ing around

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    Wicked..............
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  7. zadok

    zadok Long timer

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    Awesome area, and those roads......! Wow!:clap:D
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  8. demenshea

    demenshea 1% Angel 99% Hooligan

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    Beautiful adventure! I can't wait to arrive in Sevilla and pick up my bike. I am totally ready to explore. Thanks for all the advice on routing. I am looking at the map now. :thumb

    cheers!
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  9. conchscooter

    conchscooter Long timer

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    Those are some amazing pictures.
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  10. Photog

    Photog Charismatic Megafauna Administrator

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    Beautiful pics, rulis!
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  11. obsidian

    obsidian Scared of the dark..

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    Very nice! :thumb
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  12. Irishrover63

    Irishrover63 Adventurer

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    That's the kind of trip I intend doing next May. I also was looking at hiring from Motomercado, but from Fuengarola as it's closer to Malaga airport. I had also thought of hiring the Majesty 400 as it is twist and go for a more stress free ride.
    What were your thoughts on Motomercado?
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  13. duive01

    duive01 n00b

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    I have planned to go there too, probably with a PCX 125 from Honda. It's part of a very long (for me anyway) journey from The Netherlands to Tarifa in Spain and back again.
    Thanks for the pictures, sort of pre fun for my journey.
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