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  1. Rob Adair

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    Hi all, I'm Rob and have owned my first m/h (Autocruise Sportstar) for about 3 weeks now, 2016 plan is to prepare for my first trip to Southern Spain (installing satellite Wi-Fi and solar panel), anyone used Rhino for this? Hopefully hit the road late January and return mid April. Reason for trip, I'm in the lucky position to pursue my passion for mountain biking and train in warmer climate for 2016 mtb events. Have ordered All the Aires (france and spain) and been reading up on a campsite called 'Puente de las Herrerias' ,
    anyone know it? PS. I'm 59, just divorced (amicably) and newly retired.
     
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    Hello and welcome.

    Puente de Las Herrerias is in the parque natural de Cazorla y Segura y Las Villas in the region of Andalucia. I think it opens at Easter until October so only of use to you from the end of March this year. It can also be cold there at that time of year. The natural park itself is beautiful and well worth visiting at the right time of year.

    Mountain biking is very popular in Spain and there are many places to ride. We ourselves ride in Sierra Espuña where it is usually possible to ride all through the winter months. We live next door to Camperstop Sierra Espuña from where it is possible to ride directly onto some of the mountain trails. The area is used by a British mountain bike company to test out their bikes!
     
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    That's the campsite http://www.puentedelasherrerias.com I tried to find on our last trip to Spain. Unfortunately, the coords on CamperContact (a very useful app - search on here for information about it) were wrong, the only time it has ever let me down. This led to an enforced wild camp in the forest and an epic drive out north on the track. All described in my blog, just search for Cazorla on here: http://www.motorhomefun.co.uk/forum/xfa-blogs/dbk.24219/

    Of course, given I didn't find the campsite I can't help other than to suggest be careful on the tracks! The route we used was just passable in a PVC with a few rocks chucked into the deeper holes but not I think on any MH with any sort of rear overhang or if it has been raining - but it is a delightful area. :)

    And the coords on CamperContact are now correct! :rolleyes:
     
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    Hi and welcome
    New adventures,camper stops is your best bet download stops and routes..
    Northern Spain,is a bit wet cold and windy this time of year,but also very beautiful,mild at the moment!!!
    Good luck on your travels,enjoy !:wine::france:
     
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    Hello and welcome, sounds like you have a plan, enjoy.
     
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    Thankyou so much jumartoo & DBK this is what makes this forum so great, the sharing of valuable info and advice cheers!
     
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    Hi and welcome, am heading that way myself on the 18th for three months(y)
     
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    Hello, we have just joined too, funnily enough, this has nothing to do with campsites, but our neighbour is a mountain bike enthusiast and runs an guided 'runs' in the Algarve mountains. You may well have all the contacts you need but if it is of use I can let you have his contact details.
     
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    Yes please cadasman! The more the better (contacts), Mtbers are like m/h owners, a friendly bunch :)
     
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