Hotel Palacio Coria
Travel Blogs from Coria
Another bright sunny day, so we decided to use the campsite machine and wash all our bedding and towels - unfortunately when you are away for a longish time the washing really mounts up!
After a leisurely lunch we packed up and headed for Plasencia,8kms away to deal with that other necessity - food!
Today dawned clear and bright - just right for birdwatching. Monfrague is Spain's newest and 14th Parque Nacional. the Tajo and Tietar rivers are dammed in deep valleys
. Apparently there are around 175 different species of birds here, including black vultures, black storks and Spanish Imperial ...
... dark head, pinky beige body and blue back and wings with a long tail. There was a whole colony of them, tweeting and chattering. They seemed very used to people. In the whole of Europe they are only found in a band going across southern Spain. When flying around they look like blue cockatiels. ...
... restaurants, so we were able to nourish ourselves as we watched all the activity.
Sunday, we decided we needed a break from old buildings so we headed out on a hike in Monfrague National Park, one of fourteen national parks. It was refreshing to get back to nature for a few hours, though the quality of the trails made us grateful for the state of our national parks (when they're open for business, that is).
... undulating track of loose gravel which made the up hill hard work and the down hill difficult.....slow progress. We came to a river bridge where we had to join the road to get across just before we reached the footpath Marie tripped and in falling rolled into the road unfortunately a car was approaching and a moment of panic to get her up and out of the carriage way, as a result we have a wounded hiker with two grazed knees a suspected broken finger ...
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