16. The Cares Gorge I

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A good full day's walk in Picos de Europa is to walk along the Cares gorge. The distance is 11 km in one direction, and I walked both forth and back (and a little extra to find a restaurant since my picnic proved to be far too meagre). I started with taking the wrong way: there was a sign saying senda muerte but what did I care about that? It was a wonderful morning, and I was walking just above the river with the steep mountain walls around me.