Travel Blogs from Lanjaron
... cathedral and a very impressive Moorish fortress called "Alcazaba". Almost completely restored and huge. The wind was getting a bit annoying and colder. Than we walked through the shopping streets for a bit and ate some churros which were miammiii. We walked some more and had some tapa's later on in a bar called "La Boheme", ...
Second days riding - round trip up around the top of one of the valleys we crossed the previous day. Lots of beautiful meadows full of wildflowers, which were problematic because my horse kept laying down in them when we stopped. Bit of a drama when a piece of chain got jammed in my horses shoe before we set off.
Dinner and "movie" night back at Dave and ...
... which is good considering I've slept at sea level and am now approaching 3000m. The view behind is widening out. It's a very clear day and I can see the white buildings of Salobrena perched on their rock by the coast. To the south east, the flat country around Motril is a mass of plastic sheeting, used to improve crop production.
The going gets stonier and the path becomes harder to follow. But there's quite a few cairns around, so it's not hard to get back to the path ...
... and eating the vegataion nearby. Sat around watching them for a bit until the sun started to set and it began getting dark. Headed back for tea. Only a few people at the refugio and even ran into an aussie who was bumming around spain for a couple of months staying at friends houses.
Had been wandering whether to hike up the mountain and then down to Trevelez but the only real way to do it without a lot of backtracking was to take my pack with me. ...
... next days walk back to Lanjaron we happily ordered and ate some curries. It was a change from everything we had been eating in Egypt , Turkey and Spain and it tasted delicious. The original plan was to visit the markets in Orgiva the next day but our information was incorrect. The locals were a bit confused if the market was running or not. Walking back to Lanjaron was the best we came up with and so we retraced our foot steps. No surprises that ...
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