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For our last full day in the Sierra Aracena the day dawned bright despite a few more torrential downpours through the night. We started with a short drive to the nearby village of Fuenteheridos from which the walk was started through a broad valley populated by gentleman estate owners from the cities and their preferred versions of agriculture – horses, cattle, sheep, and a few orchards instead of pigs. We progressed over a ...
... in mountain air adds to the flavor, even though the pigs tend to
be raised mostly at lower elevations which have more of the acorn-producing
Holm Oak trees, and Jabugo is the mountain town in the Sierra that allegedly
has the finest mountain air for the long curing.
As best I can tell Jamon Iberico and Jamon de Bellota has a
significantly firmer and tastier flesh than most of the general Jamon Serrano I’ve
had in Spain. To be honest, a ...
Yet another day in the Sierra dawns gray and rainy, this time as forecast. This was officially the tour's free day, the one without otherwise planned hikes or activities. Of the several options we were offered, which also included self-guided rainy day hikes, a trip to Seville on the public bus, and sitting around at the posada, nearly all in our group of 10 gravitated towards a day trip to Las Minas de Rio Tinto.
Much of Andalusia’s ...
... Knights Templars shortly after the Reconquista. There’s
not much to see in the castle and the church is fairly plain, but the views
over town are wonderful.
Aracena’s principal attraction is the Gruta de la Marvillas
(Cave of the Wonders), the largest and most impressive cave in Spain, said to
have been discovered in the mid-1800s by a young boy in search of a lost pig.
Interestingly, these caves are not ...
environment that has been influenced over a couple millennia by humans and the
traditional lifestyles and industries such as pig farming, mushroom gathering,
cork and chestnut harvesting, sheep and cattle grazing, etc.
Dinner was again at Bar El Roble in Castano del Robledo,
another 15 Euro set menu featuring some Andalusian favorites as well as local
specialties. These included first course platters of Stuffed Mushrooms ...