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Our final day in Alhama de Granada ... we have enjoyed this town and area of Andalucia so much that we are glad that we didn't do many extended, out of the area side-trips. There is so much to do and see right around this general area - we are happy to have chosen this town for our visit to Spain.
The weather this morning is beautiful. While the kiddos sleep in a little bit, Jim heads down to the bakery to get some fresh churros. They only serve them ...
... s hot so we try to find the shade of the little trees planted along the fences but mostly we are in the hot sun with the donkeys. After spending time with the donkeys it's time to see what's in the gift shop. We find some souvenirs and ice cream for the kiddos to enjoy before we hop in the car.
The Laguna Feuntes di Piedra is only a 5 - 10 minute drive from the donkey sanctuary. We visit the visitor center and rent some binoculars. Since it's so hot today ...
... the distance just above the town of Cómpeta. It resembled one of the small bonfires the farmers seem to light from time to time so we thought nothing of it. Following a lunch of tapas and a couple of beers in the square we returned for a well earned siesta. Unfortunately the scene from the balcony was not particularly conducive to relaxation. Alarmingly the bushfire had really taken hold. There was a huge cloud of black ...
To say that this is Andalusia in late June, it's an unusually cool and (partly) cloudy day, which makes it ideal for walking. I'm actually wearing a light fleece for the first half hour or so!
As I start this walk, I haven't even heard of Pico de Vilo, but I've recently bought a new map of the area between Periana and Alfarnatejo, so the very vague plan is to see if I can use it to find some interesting tracks in the area - ...
... we might be able to fit into. However, all of them are more than 2 hours from Seville and Cordoba. The place further along the A92 is also higher and therefore colder. In the end we decided we would stay here despite having to move the bus to fill up with water and empty the sewage tank.
Humilladero looks as if it has been a victim of the property crash. Near the camping ground there is a grid system of ...
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