Hotel El Tajo
Travel Blogs from Ronda
... below from the village are like an artist's strokes on canvas. There are three bridges on connecting the gorge and thus the old and new town. The tallest bridge 'Puente Nuevo’ is the city’s most impressive features and affords unparalleled views. Every street in the old town was full of a characteristic ...
... to the Mediterranean and stop to see the views and also want to
prevent tolls, but can withstand the inconvenience of traffic lights A-7 would
be a better one for you. The drive to Casares is lovely with rolling gentle
hills, windmills and Spanish casa’s on the green velvety vast fields. Inspite
of having seen so many web images, the first site of the Pueblos Blancos was
awe-inspiring for us. We parked up the road above the mountainous village ...
We arrived in Rhonda and not having a detailed enough map we got a bit lost, eventually saw a sign for a bridge so we headed towards it and parked in an under the square car park. We wandered towards the bridge and were blown away by the architecture and the views from around ...
... of your balancing effort walking on the supporting beam, 70metres up looking down at the canyon.
The whole walk was amazing. Walking along a cliff face, through old tunnels, looking at the 100's of climbing routes through the canyon.
The afternoon was spent climbing near the canyon, sending a 6a and a 6b route before trying a 6b+ but being too tired out.
... as tonight.
We also planned to resume our walk and cover the new town and do some of the walks into the gorge on both sides. There is also a bull fighting ring here which does tours (without bulls) which might be interesting. Gordon wants to see some caves with Neolithic cave drawings on a farmer's land.
Ronda is very beautiful so tomorrow will be a good day.