It’s called El Caminito del Rey, which I guess would be the king’s little road.
The made us wear helmets and gave us a radio to listen to the guide. We didn’t necessarily want a guide, but you have to buy tickets in advance. We got ours the week before and all that was left was the guided tour. Not too bad though; we hung back and kept the the group (12 people or so) within earshot.
For most of the trail, and by far the coolest parts, you’re walking high above the river.
The views were spectacular, to say the least.
The middle of the hike was full of spectacular views in their own right, as well as views through the canyons on each side.
The second gorge we came to was spectacular. Looking down gives you that butterflies in the stomach hibbie jibbies feeling some love more than others.
They even built a glass platform to look down at your own risk.
Always cool to spot some climbers. What a spot they found!
With a video of the bridge crossing to boot!
Wonderful hike. Don’t plan on getting sweaty, but plan on using your eyes. Highly recommended!
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