Hi I am a first time sweidish tourer who currently struggles with wild camping here in Spain. As a swede im used to lots of wild nature and a constitutional righ ("allemansrätten" all mens right)to camp almost anywhere I want to for a night. Here in south spain I only seem to be surrounded by farmland, olive plants, cattle, super steep terrein and houses, ive only camped out for three nigts but i feel like an refugee seeking shelter under the cover of darknes. Hoping that I wont be woken up by an angry farmer or police giving me an huge fine. Even when i think im out of sight of housed I alwayd seems to be surrounded. Also evey house have dogs and I know they can hear me because they bark at evey sound i make.
What is your tips and recomendations for camping free in sout spain.? I planed to go trough Baza, Sierra, take the a348 west to Granada and then Jaen, Baena Cordoba, Sevilla Ronda, and Gibraltar. But my feelings and problens with freecamping have made me considering taking a train to Malaga and leave spain. Also the temperature has changed from 28 to 9 degrees and I miss the warm weather witch also make me reconsider going over the Sierras with temps around freezing. Any help and suggestions? Should I change route or maybe just toughen up?
On a side note: I also had the missfortune of suffering from a knee injury and getting camping gear stolen before leaving witch delayed me for2.5 momths. When in spain I got sick twice before starting cycling and then on my third night hidden in and olive field i got foodpoisonig. So my feeling for spain are not great at the moment.
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