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We had some issues getting the video to start. I don't know why. But we figured it out (I think).
If you keep clicking the "Previous video" video (the one that is in the upper screen) - it will start the video.
Yeah, I don't know how this all works...but that should get it started.
So, just click on the video - if you get a message that says you need a plug in...just keep clicking on the video ...
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 ...
... of snow around but the whole mountain wasnt covered in it. after talking to the guy who looked after the refugio, found out that it was possible to head to the trevelez mirador and then follow the ridge line that started near there up to the top of the mountain with only small patches of snow to cross. Nice refugio though I had hoped it was going to be cheaper.
Still early in the day when I arrived so ended up taking the suggestion of the guy running the refugio ...
... 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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