Off the beaten track in Andalusia

Walking tours in the Alpujarras in Spain's Andalusia region are a rewarding thrill, and you'll even get to pick the brains of a local author, writes Jasper Winn.

13th April, 2013
Hill walkers in the Alpujarras in Andalucia, southern Spain. Photo: Jasper Winn

The walk through the hill country of the Alpujarras in Andalusia started in west Cork.

I'd met up with Irish publisher Clem Cairns and Chris Stewart, author of Driving Over Lemons, at the West Cork Literary Festival.

Together, we'd spent hours walking on the Beara Peninsula, talked about myriad subjects in bars and stayed up late to play in music sessions. We thought, why not do more of the same, but down in Spain, where...

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