Cap De Creus–Rocks and More

Some 80 km from us is Cap de Creus – a rocky outcrop and natural park with wonderful views and nice hiking paths. Thus we decided to just quickly drive there on a Wednesday late afternoon and use the long hours of summer to get around a bit.


During its flow the lava which formed the land created all kinds of spectacular layers

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Twists and turns

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Things like petrified rocks

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or simply harder material which erodes slower

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leaving stumps standing around

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one more flow

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and a dragon scale

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a cave

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and another outcrop

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The land is rather bleak, stony and not so fertile – being high summer and quite warm the cloud cover together with the stones made you feel like in an oven…

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Shrubs in passing sunlight

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Sun is very low already

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And some nice grasses alongside

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This cactus must have had some kind of disease

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and these here are in full bloom Smiley

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Finally, after the short hike we called it a day and finalized it in Cadaques

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Kategorien:Cap de Creus, Catalunya, Costa Brava

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