Hotel Los Templarios
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... and a pleasant family inn to stay in for the week. Compared to some of the treks I’ve done, though, I found the terrain and scenery for the hikes to be a bit tame and rather similar from day to day, but I knew those would both be the case when I booked the trip. I guess I was up for a somewhat easy active holiday after doing some more significant challenges last year with my Langtang Valley and Annapurna Circuit treks in ...
... I have learned on this trip in the Sierra Aracena is
that any cured ham in Spain can be called Jamon Serrano, which essentially
means mountain ham. Only that produced from the meat of the special dark-colored
breed of pig, Cerdo Iberico, can be called Jamon Iberico. And only the meat of
the breed if it’s been raised on a diet of acorns can be called Jamon Iberico
de Bellota, the supposedly tastiest swine leg of all. Supposedly curing over
... remote location but almost directly
underneath the hilltop castle built almost six centuries before the cavern’s
discovery. I honestly wasn’t expecting too much because I had never heard about
them previously, but they turned out to be one of the most beautiful caves I’ve
ever seen in terms of the formations in them, less a matter of sheer size than
the fantastic stalagtites, stalagmites, and other ...
I woke Monday morning to the rumble of distant thunder,
storms that made it to Castano del Robledo with pouring rain and frequent
lighting in time for breakfast. Craig decided to delay our departure until it
let up somewhat since the forecast was for improving weather through the day.
We set out by car to a small village named Navahermosa to start our hike about
one hour later than our planned 9:30 departure. I should point out ...
... leading to better views of the valleys.
On our descent we stopped at the Pena de Arias Montano, a
shrine on a rock cliff which towers above the village of Alajar. The site is
important as a pilgrimage site and as the birthplace and retreat of Arias
Montano, the humanist confessor to King Philip II.
Alajar is another attractive town in the area, still quite
busy with tourists from the cities as Semana Santa comes to ...