Travel Blogs from Madronera
... and talked about their special ham, which is salted and hung to dry for up to 18 mths on the bone. the pigs are especially bred and fed exclusively on acorns (from all the holm oaks?) The Carrefour had a wonderful display of hams - the Jamon Iberico de Extramadura was 165e for a whole ham!!!! No wonder ...
... so we could see special birds.
The cliff opposite the Mirador viewing point was covered with nesting and roosting Griffon Vultures and the air was full of them too.
With help we saw - Griffon vultures, Black vultures, Black Storks with babies, a Peregrine Falcon, a Blue Rock Thrush, ...
... were told that York is better!! ( I think they were Yorkshire folk!)
We got onto the wonderful A5 Autovia heading west into open country - we could see for miles.
What we hadn't expected was that the Sierra de Grados mountains would run parallel to us for nearly all our journey. ...
... guilty as Roger and Steve were next in line but then they managed to secure a Spanish version of an all day breakfast which looked equally as good. A quick fuel stop was next and then onto the afternoons competition. Everything went well throughout the day with the organisers choice of roads being superb. I have competed on several of these events before and this one did not disappoint with fabulous quiet mountain roads being the order of the day. ...
... had to walk about 1 mile to reach La Alberca. There were some private villas and cottages on our way and lots of pets, for example, horses and cows and so on. Alberca is quite an old town because the first house was built about 400 years ago. There is a small market in the town centre where you can buy different spices and delicious fruits. There is also a huge cathedral, - I'm sure, it's the biggest building in Alberca. It's ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed