La Ruta del Cares – Spectacular Hiking in Spain

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Spain’s La Ruta del Cares (The Cares Route) is reported to be one of the most spectacular hikes in all of Spain. The Cares gorge and the river it is named after, separate two ranges of the Spanish Picos de Europa mountains.

La Ruta del Cares Spain La Ruta del Cares Spain

Inaccessible until the 1920’s when a hydroelectric company built a water canal high up on the cliff side, Ruta del Cares now attracts thousands to Spain.

Our Spanish cycling guide told us small children could do the famous Spanish hike and women with high heels were sometimes seen on the breath taking trail. Sounded like an easy rest day after cycling the steep climbs of the Spanish Picos.

Should you travel to Europe from North America and do anything more active than drink wine and eat fabulous food, take this warning. The European definition of flat in no way resembles the meaning we…

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About carolemccall

I am an Author,Life Coach,NLP Trainer and Pyschotherapist .My first book The Fourth Generation is about my family and goes back 100 years. My second book The Lotus Generation is an amusing account of my life when I lived in Spain next door to my sister.I also did a lot of travelling around the world.There are two more books in the series.The third book The Boomer generation is out in May 2015. I am a Granny to seven small people and live in Tunbridge Wells with my husband and small white dog called Stella.
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