Travel Blogs from Los Barrios
... start the ascent, via a number of long cobbled stairs, with monuments at each turn. Peering into a gloomily lit, run down monument, smelling like mildew from the 70s. 1670s that is. Each monument depicting various stages of the crucifixion. We reached the top, only to find more stairs. Each flight contained a spooky fountain - water spurting, dribbling or dripping from eyes, ears, noses and mouths. No rear ends luckily, along with numerous statues of what appeared to be Saints ...
... about all the injustices that were done to us... But we don't feel any resentment towards Spain or anyone else. Those things happened--but that's in the past. We want to focus on the present."
If only everyone in the world had that attitude.
Just over the last couple of years things have improved significantly on both sides of the Straits in this matter. On the Spanish side, they've finally acknowledged the injustice committed to the Moriscos--even considered to ...
4 hrs, 10.0 kms
I continue along a narrow road parallel to the freeway, pleasantly suprised. There's even a historical looking bridge across the stream. Looks like this hike won't be too bad...
Eventually I do have to walk along the freeway, but not for long. Soon there's another side road through a sprawling new commercial zone with a bunch of big ...
Hi all, it seems I have to explain why we sprang another leak in the engine bay! well the prop shaft as it passes through the hull has a rubber seal that is supposed to keep the sea out but this has a limited life (unlike the packing glands of yester year) and we have been travelling a bit more than the average so it is getting a little worn! The first indication is a drop of water getting in (nothing to worry about) and with the application of ...
... in the sun as you approach; our target was the old castle and fort on the top and our GPS led us through the tiny cobbled lanes to the heart of the town, closed for siesta.
We did find Bar Espana open for a small beer and toilet stop, parked the car and then climbed the ...
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