Travel Blogs from San Jose
... once at the top Cerro Negro, the views to Agua Amarga and beyond are stunning and worth the excessive perspiration. You can tell we are reaching the end of the National Park as in the distance are the white swathes of green houses along with the tall chimney of a cement factory.
We stopped on top of the cliffs and decided it was too far and too hot to walk all the way to Agua Amarga so we would have lunch before heading back. Just as we ...
... back to Los Escullos. We passed a few old wells that used donkeys to turn the wheel to bring up the water which would then travel down small aqueducts. The coast line is beautiful with turquoise sea lapping at the base of the cliffs.
I had to do some washing this evening - whilst on the walk and having seen nobody else for hours, I was surprised by a mountain biker whilst using my she-wee. Don’t ask!
Wednesday 30th April
... the cycle route we had done on Friday. This took us in and out of lots of small coves - all very up and down. The scenery is volcanic with cacti, prickly pear trees, thyme and palmettos. We are in the National Park proper now so no unsightly greenhouses. The colours are beautiful, all earthy browns and dusty greens. The volcanic nature of the land gives rise to interesting rock formations including basalt ...
... This is the area where over a hundred of western films were shot back in the 60's including The Good, Bad and the Ugly. Apparently, you can still visit the studios and watch a hold up at a bank and other such cowboy things.
As we drew nearer the coast, evidence of Almeria’s main money earner came into view. Huge white mesh structures protecting tomatoes and other market garden produce. The campsite is amongst some of these greenhouses, set ...
lookouts overlooking the harbor and city. Check out some of the pictures. There
were not that many buildings that you could go into. Some had turned to rumble,
but you could get a feel for how it was back in the day. The sun was out and I
was getting pretty warm, so we ducked into some of the buildings. They had very
tall ceilings and were much cooler than outside. However, this is still April,
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