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2 de May de 2022

Barranco Moreno PR-CV 173.

The route through the Barranco Moreno, in the heart of the Macizo del Caroig, has an undoubted landscape value, with a route through the...

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24 de April de 2022

Pleurodeles waltl

                                                          The Gallipato (Pleurodeles waltl) is a species of urodel amphibian of the Salamandridae family, like most European urodeles. It is endemic to the...

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21 de April de 2022

About the revealed

In another photographic discipline I do not know, but in nature photography, I am clear that we have the duty and obligation to capture...

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16 de April de 2022

The gargoyles

In many of the European cathedrals, some castles and numerous civil buildings, fantastic and terrifying beings observe us and watch over us in silence...

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15 de April de 2022

Nazarenes

The conical shape of the hoods of the Nazarenes evokes an approach of the penitent to heaven, interpreted by many Christians as a place...

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10 de April de 2022

Pinguicula saetabensis

Is it true that there is a carnivorous plant in the Valencian mountains? Well yes, as it is also true that today I went...

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9 de July de 2021

Autumn-winter in the Sierra de Gúdar

Text: Vicente Aupí ( estrellasyborrascas.com) Photography: Jose Mena The great cold tends to make Teruel news in many winters, since it is the Spanish...

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8 de July de 2021

Autumn memories

I feel that when something ends a new thing is always born. I love autumn because in that announced death there is peace. (Manuel...

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7 de July de 2021

The Font Roja in autumn

A grey and foggy morning. I arrive at the Red Fountain’s Sanctuary (Santuario de la Font Roja) early in the morning to start the...

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6 de July de 2021

City of Albarracín

Albarracín huddles, sprouting from the rock, in a thousand incredible forms of popular architecture.  The capricious flow of the Guadalaviar River, that deep sickle...

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5 de July de 2021

Maestrazgo turolense. Summer III

Villarroya de los Pinares is the first town coming from Teruel, it takes us into the Maestrazgo turolense, north to the Gúdar mountain range,...

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3 de July de 2021

The common or mediterranean chameleon

The common or mediterranean chameleon A great percentage of the population except the Andalusian are unaware that there are chameleons in the Iberian Peninsula....

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2 de July de 2021

Teruel. Summer II

At this time of summer, the entirety of the cereal farms have been collected, leaving a landscape of ocher, brown and yellow, very evocative...

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1 de July de 2021

Teruel. Summer I

My journey in these lands takes me through capital Teruel in the first town that today will drive me into la Sierra de Gúdar,...

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30 de June de 2021

A cavall de dos temps (Document only available in Valencian language)

A cavall de dos temps DOCUMENT ETNOGRÀFIC EN VALENCIÀ SOBRE LES CAVALLERIES INTRODUCCIÓ Per a conéixer qui som i què fem ací, és força...

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29 de June de 2021

Fermín Muñoz, the last nomad II

Fermín Muñoz, the last nomad II 11-6-2011 At the beginning of June and at the gates of the summer equinox, we met Fermín and...

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28 de June de 2021

Fermín Muñoz, the last nomad I

Fermín Muñoz, the last nomad I 8-29-2010 SALVACAÑETE. FERMIN MUÑOZ Fermín (25-9-1959) is a shepherd from Salvacañete (Cuenca) who has been doing transhumance since...

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27 de June de 2021

Grazing in the Enguera mountains II

Grazing in the Enguera mountains II July 13, 2009. Transmittent route Enguera-Alpera Together with the foreman Bernardo, a veteran shepherd who has been in...

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25 de June de 2021

Grazing in the Enguera mountains I

Grazing in the Enguera mountains I THE ALTOS ENGUERA (11-2-2009) The herds of Luís Chorques are distributed throughout the Sierra de Enguera1 and Ayora....

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24 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig VI

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig VI April 15, 2010 Now, at the beginning of spring, JV locks up the goats in the sheepfold...

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23 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig V

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig V January 10, 2010. Caroig. Very cold morning (-4ºC). The entire Caroig Massif dawns under a thick blanket...

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22 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig IV

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig IV December 14, 2009 We spend the morning near the Casa del Cura corral. The cold intensifies accompanied...

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21 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig III

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig III September 24, 2009. La Juanera and Barranco del Mátalo. After several days of persistent rain, the sun...

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20 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig II

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig II September 10, 2009. Caroig Jose Vicente is the last shepherd of Caroig, he represents the last hope...

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19 de June de 2021

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig I

Ortiz: the last shepherd of Caroig I The movements of the herds of Jose Vicente following the rhythm of the seasons is as follows:...

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18 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres VI

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres VI January 2010 One cold afternoon in January, Ramón’s herd grazes peacefully on top of a mountain range, in...

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17 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres V

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres V June 2009Dawn in the mountains, the rooster sings. The herd prepares for the suffocating heat of summer. Ramón...

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16 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres IV

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres IV May 2009Sierra de Navarrés, reservoir road of Escalona and Tous. Sunny morning, the herd quietly grazes in an...

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15 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres III

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres III May 2009At the end of May we accompany Ramón, our shepherd from Navarrés, through the abandoned fields that...

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14 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres II

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres II One cold and icy afternoon in January, we returned to one of the two pens that the shepherd...

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13 de June de 2021

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarres I

Ramón García, shepherd of Navarrés I DECEMBER 2008 He accompanied Ramón and his flock along the paths of the Sierra de Navarrés, known in...

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12 de June de 2021

The Avendaño brothers

The Avendaño brothers October 7, 2009 TRAIL TO THE WINTER PASTURES I met Jose and Amando one autumn day, when the yellow leaves of...

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11 de June de 2021

The last shepherd of castelló. Ramón Aviñó

The last shepherd of castelló. Ramón Aviñó In 1994 I made a photographic report on the last pastor of Castelló, aware at that time...

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10 de June de 2021

Vicente Talens: heritage from a near past

Vicente Talens: heritage from a near past Text: Xavier Aznar and Jose Mena. Photography: Jose Mena. (This article was published on August 2010. Unfortunately,...

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9 de June de 2021

The last shepherds of Caroig

The last shepherds of Caroig This article aims to show a brief introduction to the work I have done as a photographer in these...

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8 de June de 2021

Grazing in the Gúdar mountains

Grazing in the Gúdar mountainsNotebooks of transhumance – N° 14 Texto completo en PDF: https://www.mapa.gob.es/es/desarrollo-rural/temas/politica-forestal/vias-pecuarias/num_13al24_vias_pecuarias.aspx “Every year, when the winter solstice arrives, and as...

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7 de June de 2021

Wild nature of the Caroig Massif

Wild nature of the Caroig Massif. Text: Neus Asensi Wild nature of the Caroig Massif is the title of this work in which the...

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6 de June de 2021

The little owls of Castellet

The little owls of Castellet That gray and cold afternoon was declining and would soon give way to night. The freshness of the Xúquer...

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5 de June de 2021

The lady of the night

The lady of the night In nature photography, chance practically does not exist, it is not improvised, the images have to be thoroughly worked...

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4 de June de 2021

Eagle owl in winter landscape

Eagle owl in winter landscape Winter has fully touched the Caroig mountains and a white blanket of snow covers its hills and crests. I...

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3 de June de 2021

The interstellar bat

THE INTERSTELLAR BAT The Sierra of Tous belongs to the platform of the Caroig Massif, it stands out for its abrupt and harsh orography....

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3 de June de 2021

Popular bat names

It is curious to find out that one of the most representative and significant symbols of our territory, is at the time the most...

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2 de June de 2021

The bat

“Without feathers he flies and sleeps upside down“ Shrouded in a halo of superstition and legend, bats have stimulated human fantasy since immemorial times....

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