Closer to Heaven
We got to a wood with very high plants that sheltered some ferns providing humidity to the area. Finally, what we had longed for: some benches to sit down! We were at El Ciruelillo, a viewpoint where we could appreciate the entire town. It resembled a semicircle and its main axis was the Southern Road.
We made ourselves comfortable. Our sight reached the outskirts of town and the joint of the Palena and Rosselot Rivers. We could also make out the suspension bridge over the Rosselot River. All we had learned from the maps was now before our very eyes.
We went along a very neat one-thousand-and-two-hundred-meter-long trail to behold a wide range of green shades. Large spaces of sown fields unfolded in the distance. The two rivers featured the same color, though the Palena appeared to be lighter.
Change of Hues
Some clouds were foretelling a storm was coming and tinged the sky in different shades of grey which invited us to end our hiking tour soon.
Still sitting there, we paid attention to the town’s voice, that murmur coming from its people, the cars in the road, and endless saw coming from a sawmill. We listened to its daily life.
We went down fast for two reasons: the slope was favorable and a downpour was near. With the rain falling on our heads, we remembered that old saying we had heard around: “When the North is clear and the South is dark, downpour for sure…”.
ExtrasPrint this outing
Useful DataBear in mind
Day tour with toilets.
The trails may be covered independently as there are signposts.