Villa de Alquezar
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17.45hrs. Long journey from Lourdes some 290 miles. Crossed the border to Spain. Sad to leave France but excited at the same time to explore northern Spain. Driving through the Pyrenees was mind blowing. Ive never seen such greenery and surrounded by so many mountains and trees. Miles and miles of the most spectacular scenery. Photos just doesn't capture the beauty and splendour. What caught my attention was the clean fresh air mixed in with the wonderful smell ...
... 8211; we were very happy we didn’t turn around as the section was short and most other people we saw coming in the opposite direction later were not geared up. This hike took us around 6.5 hours with 16km of hiking (scrambling/bouldering) and 1150m of ascending.
We had a rest day in the middle of the two hiking days where it rained a little so after a bit of a search on the web we set off for a drive to Cañón de Añisclo (Añisclo ...
... went for his last swim at 10pm to try cool down for sleeping. We'd seen guys fly fishing earlier and after they'd gone we went for a swim and there in the shade of a tree that was growing in the water a dozen trout were lazily floating on the surface mocking the fishermen who had just left. The scenery around us it truly beautiful. We will stay here the night and move towards Barcelona ...
... more sparse vegetation gave views to rugged rocky outcrops, jagged passes and the most dramatic geology we have seen this trip - and we have seen plenty. I hope the photos can go some way to conveying the splendour we were treated to today.
A basic café lunch featured some local natural cider. This was very different to the sparkling ciders of Normandy and those parts. It was flat, slightly vinegary ...
... each other up to make the walls are a wonder.
Valdevere: a tiny village where we ended up one night after we walked cross country to a megalith site, which was a large circle of about 100 oval boulders upright and placed on the side of a hill overlooking a valley. A site where the sunrays and moonlight would convene as would people wanting to bless, gather, celebrate and meet up throughout their nomadic lives. No-one really knows for ...