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Campervan Adventures in Spain & Portugal: Mirador El Cochino & El Torcal de Antequera

Day 4 we got up and drove to some viewpoints over Malaga - we were going to start at Mirador El Cochino and walk to Mirador Francisco Vazquez Sell, but the roads to get to the first one were not good so we tried to the second and were able to park there. Then we walked over to Mirador El Cochino and back. 

Mirador El Cochino 

Malaga from above

It was a pretty nice walk, flat, shaded, with some nice views the entire way

Then we headed off to El Torcal de Antequera which was so much fun!

So many cool rocks to walk through!

We even saw some mountain goats! They are hard to spot, but there is one just to the right of the middle rock pile in the photo above

There is one in the middle on the top of these rocks too!

And one on the highest rock here! So many mountain goats!

We had so much fun wandering! There was a breeze most of the time so it wasn't too bad in the sun, even though it was 28 with little shade

There were also really nice views of the surroundings since it was on the top of the mountain. 

Then it was off to camp (Camping Parque Ardales), which was the only one that I had booked in advance since it was the only one close to the hike we would do on day 5, and I was glad I did as it was completely full when we got there! Probably because the hike is very popular (we had to get tickets and there were only early morning ones available when I bought them!) and there is nowhere else to camp close by. It was a nice, wooded area so perfect for relaxing in the shade. 

12.32km walked, 39flights


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