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... and a pleasant family inn to stay in for the week. Compared to some of the treks I’ve done, though, I found the terrain and scenery for the hikes to be a bit tame and rather similar from day to day, but I knew those would both be the case when I booked the trip. I guess I was up for a somewhat easy active holiday after doing some more significant challenges last year with my Langtang Valley and Annapurna Circuit treks in ...
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 ...
... and abandoned equipment through which an almost blood red river runs.
Again, I came to this with little in the way of expectations because I hadn’t heard of the Minas de Rio Tinto before, but it was absolutely fascinating and very different from what I’d generally expect to experience on a trip to Europe, something almost more out of the American Wild West than the Old Continent. We ended our Rio Tinto day with a visit to the ...
... 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 ...
... and on through the day, sometimes heavy, made it all far less
pleasant than it could have been under better conditions. All in all, though,
the 14 km (9 mile) hike was pleasant and not particularly strenuous.
I should note that all the hikes through the week take place
in the Parque Natural de Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche, a large park in
the Sierra Morena north of the Guadaliquivir Valley on the border between