Hotel La Sierra
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... the streets were crowded and happy. We took our first tour by horse drawn buggy with the driver pointing out historic sites. It was quite something to see the traffic give way to the horse in roundabouts and busy intersections. The horse quickly stepped up when asked and round we went past the old buildings, parks, statues and bull ring.
The fort called Alcazaba was built ...
... from farther north in Spain who raised the armies in the
royal service to retake the south from the Moors were granted large tracts of
land in the reconquered territories called Latifundias, and the majority of the
conquered population was reduced to a type serfdom on the land that lasted well
into the nineteenth century.
It led to high level of poverty in Andalusia and other
southern parts of Spain that still ...
... wild orchids, but we didn't see any. I looked, but didn't see any fossils. We hiked slowly through the rock strewn paths, not nearly as surefooted at the mountain goats we did see along the way. What a great day we spent in the mountains of El Torcal. If I had to live in Spain, this certainly would be one of my choices - such a perfect mix of agriculture, mountains and vistas, all with the backdrop of the Mediterranean sea.
... be advised at a later date. I guess it is a hit and miss! Coin is primarily a market town serving around six different villages. It boasts a thriving ceramic industry; this is the place Picasso used to fabricate his ceramic works! It is known for its olives, almonds and citrus fruit. The town is full of orange trees growing along city streets and every May they have a celebration dedicated to the orange. There is a lot of visible fruit and lots of ...
The first time I went up Maroma, I met a group at the top who said they were going back down to Sedella and ever since then (having done the mountain by a variety of other approaches), I've been wondering where this route is. Well, today's the day to try and find out - and it's obviously going to be one of the longer routes on the mountain because, at about 700m, Sedella is well below Maroma's summit (at 2068m).
The route isn't in any guide book that I've seen, so I have to ...