Sierra de Aracena Hotel
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- Non-smoking rooms
- High-speed internet in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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Travel Blogs from Aracena
... which starts a rather long stretch of the type of independent travel and touring I most often do in Europe.
On the whole I found the walking-oriented week tour in Sierra Aracena with Explore to be a very pleasant one. On the positive side the location was a fairly remote and untouristed one for Europe, one with a reasonably traditional culture and industries, with a good network of walking trails, good local food, ...
rainy days because there are so many better days to do them. But if my nine
English travel companions held that attitude they’d rarely get out of their
houses, and so were not phased by the forecast rain.
And rain it did – off and on for probably about half the
time during our long day’s walk. The scenery, at least what I was able to see
of it in rain and low clouds, was quite similar to that on our other days ...
... it’s usually closed. Maricastana is a more upscale establishment than the Bar de Robles where we had our previous meals in town, a fancy white tablecloth and napkin kind of place with a limited menu but exquisite food using locally grown produce. I had an appetizer of Crema de Verduras con Gurumelos, a pureed vegetable soup with a very strongly flavored local mushroom that is one of the few that comes out in the spring. The Lomo Iberico was ...
... the peak of Cerro
San Cristobal overlooking Almonaster was on a trail through spikey bramble
thickets. One apparently caught my sweatshirt which was hanging on my backpack.
The brambles were unpleasant enough and sweatshirt old enough that I didn’t
feel the need to go back and look for it when I realized on top that it had
We enjoyed a nice picnic lunch at the top of Cerro San
Hola, no photos today, but had to tell you about the dinner I had. There were 2 kinds of sausage, I only had the one! One was pigeon sausage. Yes, you heard me right. Sausage made from pigeon meat. It wasn't bad, the spices in it made it good. The other I did not eat. Blood pudding sausage. And it was just that, sausage made with congealed blood and nothing more. It ...