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Malaga and Costa del Sol. Photowalks

El Choro. Valley Gaitanejo

On our way lies along a mountain valley Gaitanejo formed by the river Guadalhorce.

Valley Gaitanejo

Index reports that prior to the checkpoint on the Caminito del Rey is still 1.8 kilometers.

Valley Gaitanejo

my reservation indicates the time of the visit 13:30, it's 12:35, it seems to be time enough...

Valley Gaitanejo

of Course, you can go this distance in twenty minutes.

Valley Gaitanejo

If at every step had to grab this camera cannot charge after seeing this picture.

Valley Gaitanejo

We began our journey much above the level of the reservoirs, as I described in previous articles.

Valley Gaitanejo

And now the road leads all the way down.

Valley Gaitanejo

Down to the bottom of the mountain valley.

Valley Gaitanejo

in some Places the trail goes right through the limestone rocks.

Valley Gaitanejo

Pressed water flows...and maybe the soles of tourists.

Valley Gaitanejo

At the bottom of the valley, a curved letter S, green water Gaitanejo.

Valley Gaitanejo

Meanwhile, the path led down to the water.

Valley Gaitanejo

And you can see the top of the cliff, forming a visor.

Valley Gaitanejo

rock on the slopes of the valley are not durable, limestone, Sandstone, and thousands of flood, the river washed away their Foundation, forming canopies.

Valley Gaitanejo

Under a rock, you can see some stone ruins, about their origin nothing is known.

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clean Path is cleaned from old trees is concern about the safety of tourists.

Valley Gaitanejo

the twisted pine recent hurricane.

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Reservoir formed by the Guadalhorce river begins at the confluence into it of the rivers Turon and Guadalteba.

Gaitanejo Reservoir (Embalse de Gaitanejo)

three rivers blocked by dams regulating the flow, and after them the Guadalhorce does not like the treacherous mountain stream, brought in the rainy season a lot of disasters.

Gaitanejo Reservoir (Embalse de Gaitanejo)

Now this quiet pond is sometimes called the Pantano (swamp) de Gaitanejo.

Gaitanejo Reservoir (Embalse de Gaitanejo)

If the Bank Gaitanejo view to the South-West, we see mount Pico de Cueva (Mountain caves), the slopes of which are numerous caves.

Valley Gaitanejo