Barcelo La Bobadilla
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... sure winds around the mountain and meets up with the main road on the other side. I hate backtracking, so I decide to keep going. But soon I realize that the distances calculated on Google Maps don’t tell the whole story: there’s a world of difference between hiking 4 kilometers on a flat surface in cool weather, and 4 kilometers of steep climbing in blazing hot weather. This stretch is really putting me to the test. And by climbing straight up the ...
... of peas, rice and pimientos to make a paella. The stall holders recognised us, and we had a nice time describing the paella, tasting their olives and getting a free sample of some excellent jamon. These happy meetings are the best part of travel for me. I get to practice my Español, we meet people, have a chat and a laugh and never forget it. We picked up a bag of 'paella mariscos' (clams, mussels, prawns) and some langoustines for that night's dinner. Next stop, the more mountainous ...
... before an Italian this evening recommended by the hotel whose restaurant was closed. Did I mention that already? Tomorrow we head south west to Malaga and the coast - the first time we will have seen the sea since Bilbao. To be honest, it was nice to have a day away from the 7 but we did rinse the dust off them today and smartened them up a bit so they'll look good in tomorrow's photos! Take care out ...
... improved as the day went on although marred by a brisk, cold wind. We waited until the afternoon, when the sun appeared, to venture out; this time to Campillos. We walked around the 16th church and up the street to see Saint Benito’s hermitage. If it was there, we couldn’t find it. Apparently 'the vestiges of the town’s Arab castle looms over the centre,’ but they were missing as ...
... the rounded summit of Cerro Alcubaz and descends to a small col at the foot of Malascamas. Here, at last, you can see Maroma to the west, as well as the Sierra Nevada far away to the east. Both are plastered with snow.
A direct approach to the summit from this point isn't possible because of a line of small cliffs below the ridgeline, but by diverting to the right, it's quite easy to get round them. The ridge, however, is rather tricky. The northern side of it is ...