Hostal Los Olmos
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... park. We drive past hills covered with pink Erica, bare, jagged rocks hovering over green mountainsides, steep crevices.
The park has some beautiful trails past along small streams, quaint hamlets and lone farms. It's pretty quiet now, but in summer it should be crowded, hikers walking the paths in droves. Glad we made the detour over the mountains. ...
... br> The sea crossing from Australia to Asia.
Bangkok and Siagon
You can read all of the details of where we stopped along the way.
However anyone interested in knowing where to hike in the South Tyrol, especially the Dolomites will find details on some of the great hikes we did between June and late August.
Later today I hope to hear the sound of Michael O'Leary's ...
... and Rene recommended a ride through the Picos de Europa (which was already recommended by our other biker friend Mark), a group of high mountain peaks slightly inland from the ocean. We cruised through them for almost the whole day - climbing up and winding down, slowing though tiny villages which slept along the trickling river at the bases. It was like our Scottish section – stunning scenery with tiny patchy roads, only hot and no rain… and huge apathetic ...
... us. “It’s 12 kms (7˝ miles) and it took us three hours. We are going to have an ice cream here in Cain, then hike back to the end of the canyon again.”
Goodness. It makes us feel like old pensioners. On the other hand, that’s exactly what we are.
The walk through the canyon to the Bolín Bridge is spectacular. Shortly after starting there is a dam in the river. A canal and path to service it was cut through the canyon ...
... s sleep prepares us for today’s trek. We plan to take the Fuente Dé cable car up to the top of the mountain and then walk all the way down on one of Pico de Europa’s classic hikes. It’s 11kms. (almost 8 miles) in length and has a classification of medium difficulty. The estimated time for descent is four hours.
We leave early from Potes, as we have been told that the queues for the ascent can sometimes be two hours ...
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