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... the hydro plant, and its impressive "tuberia" which channels the water supply, the path gets rougher and climbs more steeply - and with more of those irritating drops in between the climbs. The ascent is therefore quite a slow one (mainly on account of me needing to stop for frequent rests) and I'm quite surprised to find, when we stop for a lunch break alongside the river, that it's already taken us 3 hours from Capileira. And we're only about as far along the trail ...
... a rest stop. I can see Las Tomas above - not too far away, but still about 300m above, so after temporarily losing the path (which is again squandering height by going downhill!), I decide it's time to turn round. Back at La Isla, the trees provide plenty of shade and an excellent lunch spot.
Then it's upwards again and back to La Cebadilla. Unfortunately, from here, there's another ascent (which I hardly noticed ...
... It is in this area.....for those of you desiring tour guide lite info......that a great many spaghetti westerns were made and you can appreciate why. Have a lookie see....at a couple of my pics or do your very own Internet explorations. When I got on the train.....(thanks to you Renfe for having, at last, a train with a bike access ramp)...to Granada - which I believe was the correct decision taking into account that despite being a ...
... has scheduled entry times and does take a day to see! Sixty six hundred people are allowed in each day, with scheduled times. We were allowed into the grounds at 2:00, the gardens at 5:00. You were never crowded. It is called the most sensual piece of architecture. It was built by the Nasrid Dynasty in 1333! They created their idea of "heaven on earth". Plaster, timber and tiles, leather were their only materials, your jaw drops when you see how these were used. The Generalife, ...
... night we decided to have some more tapas on a long and narrow street called Calle Navas. After we hit up the Granada night life and went to a discoteca called Mae West. Let's just say that when we left it was light out :)
After getting about two hours of sleep we caught a bus back to Madrid. I'm not sure why we thought it would have been any more comfortable than our other transportation experiences, but it was the cheapest option.