Casa Rural El Olivar
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Travel Blogs from Iznajar
... the dogs of Alhama as well as something new... a snake who met his demise on the sidewalk of Alhama. Happy we didn't find him in the gorge earlier today.
Bidding farewell to our Aunt Gretchen and Uncle Garth (Daniel says, Uncle Paco) had to be done. We can't take them with us... they are moving on to Tarifa and Madrid while we are leaving on a plane to London, England in the morning. We enjoyed our week in Spain with family.
The drive back ...
... a nature reserve when once it was open for public use for hunting, a beach and whatever else people wanted to do. It's protected and monitored now for the good of all.
We are now hungry for lunch so we head into the small town to see where we can find... it's still just 1:00 so places should be open. Not siesta time yet! We find a nice little bar that serves drinks and small sandwiches for 2 euro. The food and drinks were yummy. We enjoyed our little ...
There are a few waymarks for the GR249 Gran Senda de Malaga footpath which passes through here, but I lose track of them in the village and am soon wandering cluelessly along the road towards Alfarnate. However, I haven't gone very far before there's a promising looking track leading up the hillside and as I start to follow it, there's a few waymarks on it. And, after a bit, a signpost which gives details of ...
... smelled like in Whistler!) and fields were with mountain flowers. It's funny to see that when you are in so south! We unfortunately didn't have time to explore the area, but would love to do some hikes in the area next time. Oh, and we saw so many wind turbines, and also a field of solar panels generating steam power. Overall, we didn't expect to see so many alternative energy sources in this country. As Greg said today, his impression of Spain is that it is a very advanced ...
... it? There aren't any railways for miles around (Malaga must be the nearest station) and to think that there's one up here, in a rural community at the top of a winding road climbing 900 metres from the coast, with high limestone crags all around, is ridiculous. So it's quite a shock when I walk up to the top of the bridge and find that there is indeed a railway crossing it! Not a very wide one, but a railway all the same! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking