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... abandoned village. Apparently several villages were cleared in the 50's and 60's to build a dam, but this never happened. Gradually protesters and 'new rurals' have started moving into some of the houses as a protest. We could see that at least one of the houses in this village was occupied.
Just after we left this stopping place, on a very narrow twisty bit, we met an articulated ...
... heading for a campsite just outside Biescas called camping Gavin.
We have stayed here before, sometime around 2004, when we had the first tent. Guess what? - they still had us on their computer!
We found a pitch not far from where we had camped before. The main difference was that all the young trees were now fully grown ...
... of visitors under control. Even thought it was Friday and low season, the car park was half full.
The walk was an easy one on a good footpath following the river Arazas. There were lots of waterfalls to admire on the way. The valley is glacial in origin and the scenery is SPEC-TAC-U-LAR!
Wooded slopes give way to towering sandstone rock faces, rising like the walls of a giant's fortress complete with buttresses, turrets and towers. These walls dwarf us ...
... Wednesday 4th June
We woke to sunshine and high temperatures (dare I say scorchio!!) so decided to do very little. After much pottering, we walked in to the village of Boltana to do some exploring and visit the Tourist Information office.
Boltana is along the same lines as Ainsa. The old town is perched on a hill so the streets are steep and narrow. It had a small chapel and ruined castle at the top of the town.
We found ...
... the type of person that does not go slow on the slopes to stay safe, but rather one that is always trying new things and ALWAYS is the sorest one the next day. And that could not be more from the truth...when I woke up Monday morning I could barely get out of bed. All the pain and a dislocated arm or pulled muscle was all worth the trip. However, more than ANY body part I would say my checks and abs hurt the most from all the laughing. An amazing weekend trip!