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... our host Craig's wife Sascha met us with nice picnic lunch of sandwich meats and bread, tortilla espanola, flan, junk food, salads, and a dessert box from a bakery, fortification for the hour long uphill slog back to Cortelazor where our week of trekking ended.
For dinner we went back to Maricastana, the more upscale of Castano de Robledo’s two restaurants for another gourmet dinner of locally sourced foods. I chose ...
rainy days because there are so many better days to do them. But if my nine
English travel companions held that attitude they’d rarely get out of their
houses, and so were not phased by the forecast rain.
And rain it did – off and on for probably about half the
time during our long day’s walk. The scenery, at least what I was able to see
of it in rain and low clouds, was quite similar to that on our other days ...
... The second part involved a significant drive to a long mine shaft with a tour in Spanish (although made interesting again by English translation by our geologist-trained Scottish guide Craig) through a tunnel to one of the large open pit mines now largely filled with water. The third part was a two-hour long train ride through the decimated mining landscape along the Rio Tinto, a trip through a poisoned land and an industrial wasteland of slag ...
... remote location but almost directly
underneath the hilltop castle built almost six centuries before the cavern’s
discovery. I honestly wasn’t expecting too much because I had never heard about
them previously, but they turned out to be one of the most beautiful caves I’ve
ever seen in terms of the formations in them, less a matter of sheer size than
the fantastic stalagtites, stalagmites, and other ...
... br> though it’s early April, Spain’s position in the same time zone as most of
continental Europe results in it getting light very late and dark very late
during daylight savings time. A 9:30 departure represents a fairly early start
to the day.
Well, by the time we started walking the thunder and
lightning had ended but rain was still coming down steadily. The plan for the
day’s hike was to start at a ...