Sierra Cortina Resort Hotel Benidorm - Costa Blanca
Travel Blogs from Benidorm
... again toward a pigeon loft. Wondering why there would be such a structure in this remote location, a google search explained that perhaps pigeons were brought here, tail feathers plucked to produce erratic flight , and then released for target practice by local marksmen. There were signs of some rebuilding of the tower but fortunately no marksmen were on site today!
Our second peak had an easy approach from the ...
... the ridges. We could see some signs of the recent rainfall, there was some erosion and a few puddles of water...generally a rare sight in this part of Spain. Eventually we came to an old ruin where we stopped for lunch. Then we finished our hike, climbing back along the side of the ridge to complete the circle and return to our cars.
It was a great way to restart our walking program. Here are some photos of the day.
... loss of her husband.
Our juicing adventure began on Saturday! We had four juices each day, breakfast at 9 AM, lunch at 1 PM, snack juice at 3:30 PM and dinner at 6:30 PM. The snack juice seem to arrive at just the right time to silence the growling tummy.
Every morning we hiked at 8 AM. Two staff members accompanied the walkers...sometimes there were just a few of us and other times a good number. The ...
... hours allowing for many breaks, photos and about an hour on the top enjoying the 360 deg views, tranquility, ravens, chocolate croissants, butterflies and even one hawk eagle.
The trail is well marked and defined with some 'ledge walk' sections. A short side trip by Rob also uncovered some recent 'cave paintings'...potentially pagan sacrifice activity(recent) ...but ...
... about soon crossing the border, looking out for some sort of sign or marker that would indicate this rather banal yet still noteworthy achievement, I had to venture out briefly into the fast lane. A lorry was overtaking a lorry and having been quite happy with a more sedate drift down the slower lanes for the first time I edged out towards the central reservation, along way from the shoreline of the hard shoulder. During this manoeuvre, obviously a pretty standard ...
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