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Saturday, November 5, 2016

2016 Hike Gran Canaria Artenara to Cruz de Tejeda

0730 hrs Sunday 30 October 2016 left Las Palmas Marina and walked with Annie and Tom to the Telmo Bus Station where we caught the 0815 hrs nr 220 bus to Artenara via Teror.
Arrived in Artenara at 1030 hrs and had coffee at La Casa de Correo cafe

Artenara Church

Cave house for sale - the owner kindly and proudly showed us round - amazingly spacious with all the modern amenities - water, electricity, sewage!



More cave houses
Small cave church

Leaving Artenara behind as we start our hike along the Caldera rim towards Cruz de Tejeda
Our route
 Roque Nublo in the distance
Climbing down to some ancient caves where the Guanchos used to live




Returning to the trail
Airy perch for lunch
Trail not too good in places for those suffering from vertigo

More caves



Ancient carving
Returning to the trail

The Degollada de las Palomas

 Arrived at 1610 hrs at the Cruz de Tejeda Parador where we enjoyed refreshments
1730 hrs took the nr 305 bus to San Mateo where we caught the 1800 hrs nr 303 bus to Las Palmas. At the Yellow Bus station took a nr 12 bus to the Latina Sail Club

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