The Slow Road
Two Women Wandering the World
The Alpujarras are the southern foothills of the Sierra Nevada and have been extensively cultivated since the Moorish period.
Street scene in Lanjaron.
One of the region's main products--jamon.
The Poqueira valley is home to three whitewashed villages beloved of hikers. This is the view from the middle village, our favorite, Bubion.
Spring flowers were just starting to appear when we visited Bubion.
View from Capileira, the highest village in the Poqueira valley. Bubion and Pampaneira can be seen on the left.
Hillsides in the Alpujarras are covered with centuries-old terraces and irrigation channels.
Spices for sale in Orgiva, main market town of the Alpujarras.