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Travel to Spain

Basque region

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Urbia

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The trip to the basque region was mostly about hiking in a few of the mountain ranges that are to be found in the north of Spain

Urbia

plateau near Aranzazu

the mountains are for a great part made of limestone and rain and ice made those mountains look like old ladies with big wrinkles. from far it looks like they are constantly covered with snow but actually it is the gray of the limestone (like the gray hair of those respected old ladies)

Aitzkorri

Top at 1550 m

The Aitzkorri is a mountain range that encloses the plateau of Urbia. On top you can see the different landscapes on both sides

 

Aitzkorri
Aitzkorri the cross

Aitzkorri

the cross

Nacedero de Urbasa

This waterfall is the end of the journey from the water that comes from the plateau above. ;

Urbasa
iranzu  

Iranzu

Monastery

Puente la Reina

This bridge is a point where to different routes of the 'camino de Santigo' merges and go together to the pilgrims point in Santiago de compostella

Puente la reina
Sierra abodi

Sierra de Abodi

near Ochagavia

  


(c) Martijn Moser, Amsterdam 1997-2001
updated: februari 18, 2001.