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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 ...
... display and now Belle and Sam are in the kids play room having fun on the big ball maze. Still to see the butterflies . . . Then Calle Navas for tapas if its not too cold and wet! On to Seville tomorrow by train (less chance of Belle being sick) as I am not game enough to drive to Grazalema plus forecast is not too good. Will be sad to leave our lovely apartment in Granada - it is gorgeous and we are all sleeping well. You must stay at Maria's if you're heading this ...
... the street, jumping on cars, chanting, screaming, fights, fires, and tons and tons of fans. As long as you have your red shirts on and some face paint you are finally one of the locals and what a great feeling that is.
Last night, we went to the city center to watch the celebration parade where the team drove through the city on a bus. We waited for hours among thousands of people to catch a thirty-second up-close glimpse at the ...
So from here, it's walking all the way. At this height and time it's very cool at first. For the first half hour I actually have to put a fleece on - for the first time since arriving in Spain three weeks ago! I'm already familiar with this section of the walk from my previous visit, but the scenery looks more attractive in the early morning light.
After an hour or so, I'm just thinking that the track is still wide enough to allow two buses to pass, when ...