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... that proved problematic so took a taxi. The bus ride from Motril to Granada took us through some lovely scenery. We wentthrough parts of the Sierra Nevada.
After over an hour we were in Granada. We were planning on visiting the Alhambra on
Monday morning but after having spoken to one of the Tourist Information officers we decided to give it a go in the afternoon (after lunch).
The Alhambra, the Alcazabra and the ...
... who basically just drank their way through that time. Gareth and I have been on lockdiwn since they left trying to detox our minds and bodies. We basically spent the whole tome either around our house and in the pool or at the beach. The paddle board has been amazing here and provides hours and hours of entertainment for everyone. The boys were not out of the water for 12 hours a day and in between this watched Frozen numerous times and various other films. We ...
... Maroma. And even the flies are fewer in number here! The summit is at about 1277m - a little below the height of the other peak on the ridge, next to the Hoya del Toro. The ridge also continues westwards onto another peak but there's a big descent in between, which reinforces my guess that this one is the Tajo del Cabrero.
The walk back is hot and tiring, but there's a bonus - a sight of a large lizard, about 25cm long - and bright green!
... get going in the morning. Pinball is closed so we have breakfast at the little restaurant on the corner after finishing packing our bags, making up a package of food we can't use for the cleaning lady, stripping the beds, doing a general tidy-up in the apartment. In the late morning we hand in our key and bid farewell to Rosario our great hostess and make our way to Malaga. Adios Almuñécar!
... the rounded summit of Cerro Alcubaz and descends to a small col at the foot of Malascamas. Here, at last, you can see Maroma to the west, as well as the Sierra Nevada far away to the east. Both are plastered with snow.
A direct approach to the summit from this point isn't possible because of a line of small cliffs below the ridgeline, but by diverting to the right, it's quite easy to get round them. The ridge, however, is rather tricky. The northern side of it is ...