La Era De Aracena
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking hotel
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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For our last full day in the Sierra Aracena the day dawned bright despite a few more torrential downpours through the night. We started with a short drive to the nearby village of Fuenteheridos from which the walk was started through a broad valley populated by gentleman estate owners from the cities and their preferred versions of agriculture – horses, cattle, sheep, and a few orchards instead of pigs. We progressed over a ...
Yet again the weather was not particularly cooperative and “The
Rain in Spain……..” struck again. Our host/guide Craig laid out some
alternatives to the 18 km (11 mile) loop hike we were scheduled to undertake on
what was forecast to be a very showery day, but the consensus was to do our
long hike as planned and promised. I consider Colorado home, a place where it
rarely rains for very long and people generally pass on ...
Yet another day in the Sierra dawns gray and rainy, this time as forecast. This was officially the tour's free day, the one without otherwise planned hikes or activities. Of the several options we were offered, which also included self-guided rainy day hikes, a trip to Seville on the public bus, and sitting around at the posada, nearly all in our group of 10 gravitated towards a day trip to Las Minas de Rio Tinto.
Much of Andalusia’s ...
... Knights Templars shortly after the Reconquista. There’s
not much to see in the castle and the church is fairly plain, but the views
over town are wonderful.
Aracena’s principal attraction is the Gruta de la Marvillas
(Cave of the Wonders), the largest and most impressive cave in Spain, said to
have been discovered in the mid-1800s by a young boy in search of a lost pig.
Interestingly, these caves are not ...
Today I did a wonderful Sunday morning walk with 2 British women who are here setting up workshops with the owners, to be help in the Spring, and Sam the owner. Buen Vino is at about 2400' and we walked down hill most of the way or level sometimes for two hours. We walked along wonderful moss covered stone walls and pass a lot of cork trees that recently had their cork bark removed...your ...