Villa de Alquezar
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... valleys you find steep hills poking up like anthills. They are crowned with wall to wall houses, and it is not difficult to picture older times with the town fighting invaders trying to scale the sides of the hill. Everything in these old towns rams home the reality of the need to defend against attack. The walled city, the drawbridges and gates, the myriad of slits to fire arrows or guns and ...
... here are spectacular, mountains, rivers, snow, grazing, lots of villages built on tops of hills, poppies growing everywhere, the wheat crops nearly ready for harvest, heather on the hills, hawks everywhere in the skies looking for their next feed and the list goes on. We notice alongside the long length of the reservoir a bunch or ruins on a hill. So off to investigate.
It is abandoned but we noticed power to it and there is a farm behind it and as ...
... had roads going up into the old town. I thought why not. Pat looked and asked if i was sure but once slightly committed it was too hard to reverse. We think some small local cars did use them but as we inched around corners waiting for wing mirrors or worse to scrape- I reappraised my assessment of google limitations. We are also looking at getting nice old fashioned maps as ...
... formed when found. A Monastery was built on the spot and the cult began. This cult has spread to the South Americas because this area of Spain,called Extramudra, is where many a conquistador came from. Even Christopher Columbus himself came to pay homage to the Black Madonna after he survived a deathly & tumultusous storm at sea, throughout which he ferevently prayed to her asking for life.
The Monastery is a fantastic place and has ...
... who had enough of fast life, in the morning we had a light dusting of snow over the village, made our stay even better. Headed up to Torla then back out to Salardu for next night. The drive through Pyrenees is beautiful. Incredible to see huge mountains covered in snow and we are driving right amongst it. Tunnels 5 ks long, trucks..eek..snow ploughs. Salardu is a ski village and 25 ks from France border. Went up to the ...