Posada de Santa Maria la Real
Travel Blogs from Aguilar de Campoo
... park. We drive past hills covered with pink Erica, bare, jagged rocks hovering over green mountainsides, steep crevices.
The park has some beautiful trails past along small streams, quaint hamlets and lone farms. It's pretty quiet now, but in summer it should be crowded, hikers walking the paths in droves. Glad we made the detour over the mountains. ...
Meeting up with over twenty Irish Ramblers for eleven days here in Spain after we finished our World trip was a nice way to unwind and prepare yourself for a soft landing back in Dublin later today.
We have many stories to write up and expand on for our travels over the last ten months.
Highlights would include,
Two months in Costa Rica,
The sea crossing from the west coast of the U.S. to ...
We were missing the ocean after a big section of riding along a trucker route, not that we knew it was that until we were committed to it. As we started winding down the hill into our eeny-meeny-miny-mo-map town Comillas, we got little excited to see the ocean and then a bunch of old quaint buildings hugging it. We weaved into the town and fell instantly in love. It was filled with little tucked away restaurants, deli style markets and goods shops scattered along ...
... office run by the Picos de Europa National Park.
"You only need to go to the second bridge, Puente Bolín. You’ll see the best part of the canyon in that stretch", the knowledgeable park ranger informs us.
We park our car and commence the walk. Who should be the first people we come across but a couple of English hikers we had met yesterday at Fuente Dé.
"We’ve come all the way from the far end of the canyon" ...
... The gondola cabin takes 20 people at a time, and the 800 metre (2,625 ft.) ascent is a surprising 3˝ minutes. It’s one of the longest single spans in the world. We are fortunate to arrive early and in no time we are at 1,850 metres (6,070 ft.) and totally stunned by the magnificent views.
We are not the only ones planning to walk back down, and we join a happy throng first ascending 100 meters (330 ft) on a gravel roadway, ...
- Free parking