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cycling through the land of don quijote

la mancha is a little visited but very interesting part of spain.
it's a very suitable place for a cycling holiday aswell, as the place is relatively flat and has many quiet roads with scenic landscapes and very few cars.

the landscape in lamancha is mostly rolling hills with lot's of farmland.
the region has had very little rain in the past few years though and the farmers are having big problems there because of that.
that is one part of the world where the global heating is becoming a big problem.

i was lucky to be cycling la mancha while there was a solar eclipse in october 2005.
i was sitting watching the whole thing in a little olive grove together with a spanish farmer.
very interesting experience.

  • Last visit to Castilla-La Mancha: Oct 2005
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Nov 9, 2008 at 3:12 AM

    Atmospheric photos. I'd love to travel La Ruta de Don Quijote.

  • LanaFromRiga's Profile Photo
    Feb 8, 2007 at 4:38 AM

    La Mancha seems very amazing spot for non-touristic travelling. Great pictures!

  • zumodemango's Profile Photo
    Nov 12, 2005 at 8:07 AM

    the new Quijote in a bike! fantastic pics of your bike in La Mancha....what happen with the cheese?

  • Nov 9, 2005 at 5:29 PM

    some beautiful photos here claus! i just adore the scenery!

  • Carmela71's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2005 at 2:43 PM

    We just stop today at Consuegra, where the windmills, true is nto as well know as other areas of Spain, even for spanish people! :-)

  • Oct 15, 2005 at 2:59 PM

    Hi Claus - so this is where you flew to with Spanair :)) Love the intro pic here, it looks gorgeous!


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