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23/10/2014

BAR AT THE END OF THE 'WORLD'

A week after we saw the river Mundo from the Altaria train shortly after it passed an old station called Estacion de Agramon, my eternal companion dona Carolina and I get out of our hired Skoda and listen to the sound of absolute silence. We’re on the Green route between the hamlets of Agramon and Las Minas, a beautiful micro reserve , bordering the Provinces of Albacete and Murcia. The river Mundo flows by on its way to the Embalse de Camarillas, a stunning turquoise lake. the rio Mundo, Destruction and growth in one caption, We are in the ‘Yesares de Hellin’ (‘ Gypsum Sites of Hellin’) where we can see for miles around yet we see the hallmarks of maybe a recent forest fire but at the same time either undamaged trees, or new growth. The turquoise Lake, Tantalisingly the path down to the lake side itself is prohibited to ‘all but official employees’ but the view is still beautiful. At the junction of the ‘main’ road and the lake track, is a signpost indicating - Camino de Anibal, Hannibal’s Trail. Las Minas is just a few miles away. We need a coffee and thankfully there’s “Bar Levante” on the main street here. This hamlet was a major sulphur mining town up until the late 60’s. Inside its as old as the 60’s, full of historic photos of the area as it was, and also apparently, the last ever bag of mined sulphur. This area is absolutely captivating, Just beyond, lie the rice marshes of Calasparra, but that will be for another time, in this great part of Spain.


	BAR AT THE END OF THE 'WORLD'

	BAR AT THE END OF THE 'WORLD'

	BAR AT THE END OF THE 'WORLD'

7 Comments


10/10/2016 19:31h

Hace mucho que deje de creer en Papa Noël, en cuentos de princesas que acaban bien... si es que algunas veces me lo creí...En esa tregua tampoco creo...tienen su "hoja de ruta" conjunta con el Big Brother, el que se..dtraza.aa.. Y seguiran con sus pretextos o sin ellos..Un beso desanimado, Rafa.... y despues de leer el testimonio de Aída, más si cabe...


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10/10/2016 17:37h

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