Mirador de Frigiliana
Travel Blogs from Frigiliana
It took 4 and a half hours to get to Frigiliana.
To get to our house we had to go up and down mountains and past goats in a 1 car space road and when another car comes Dad has to pull over on the mountain.
It was sort of scary.
The house is on a mountain and Mum and Dad have the house, and us kids have like our own little unit.
Today we went to Nerja beach.
The sand was like little pebbles and the ...
... can eat a 3 course menu for about $12 aus.
The beachside town of Nerja is a 5min drive away.
We have spent a bit of time on these gorgeous beaches.
A bit of swimming, ball games, playgrounds on the beach, sand castles, Zara playing with a new friend called Ella, climbing rocks and relaxing.
The kids are finding simple pleasures with a bat and ball on the beach with each other.
Often followed by one of ...
... you expect it to and it's probably the simple everyday things that you will enjoy the most. Because unlike the big ticket life adventures we build up to, be it Matchu Pitchu or other, it's those simple moments when you are free and abandon expectations, like climbing up a remote town mountain as a spontaneous day trip, that ultimately shape how we live, celebrate and finally are remembered when we say goodbye. On that not off to eat some pre pipped olives and wish you all a good night, ...
... evening. On getting up we see the weather is rainy and the hills are covered with cloud. Not the kind of day to set out on a hike over a mountain with no one knowing where you are. Sadly we decide to go back to the coast in search of better weather.Estapona doesn't disappoint, nor does the very expensive and immaculate campsite a little further down the road at Manilva. Again it's a good excuse to get some washing done and have a chat with other campers on ...
... it has to be up Cisne!
It's a 9.00am start from Acebuchal, going the usual route up the barranco to the Venta de Cebollero and then steadily onwards to the col at Puerto Blanquillo, where we get the first view of our target. It looks as big as ever. There's then an irritating sacrifice of about 100m of hard-gained height, as we drop down to the helipad in the Higueron valley. We have to make a couple of minor river crossings and, because of all the recent rain, there's ...