2.Haria GR-131 circular 6 mile walk on Lanzarote

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The car park in the village of Haria is a good start point for this walk. Circular 6.65 miles
The car park in the village of Haria is a good start point for this walk. Circular 6.65 miles

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We set out along Calle El Puente, which then becomes to GR-131
We set out along Calle El Puente, which then becomes to GR-131

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Plants grown  in pits in a mulch of gravel to conserve moisture
Plants grown  in pits in a mulch of gravel to conserve moisture

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Hunting for flowers and wildlife
Hunting for flowers and wildlife

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Monks Cowl
Monks Cowl

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irrigated crops beside the path
irrigated crops beside the path

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Grapevines, also growing in a stone mulch
Grapevines, also growing in a stone mulch

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A mix of cultivated fields and fields covered with wild plants
A mix of cultivated fields and fields covered with wild plants

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The main paths are well waymarked
The main paths are well waymarked

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Lizard
Lizard

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The vegetation is quite lush in places
The vegetation is quite lush in places

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We left the GR-131 to head west into the valley. Nearing the top of this valley
We left the GR-131 to head west into the valley. Nearing the top of this valley

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Now at the top of the valley
Now at the top of the valley

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Just go to the top of the ridge to see the views!
Just go to the top of the ridge to see the views!

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Great views south to Caleta de Famara
Great views south to Caleta de Famara

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The distant volcanic landscape
The distant volcanic landscape

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Head back to the track crossroads and follow the track leading north along the ridge
Head back to the track crossroads and follow the track leading north along the ridge

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looking back at the route we followed
looking back at the route we followed

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The track ends on a high level area, but no obvious path ahead.
The track ends on a high level area, but no obvious path ahead.

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Views to the North
Views to the North

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There is a path down from the eastern edge of this plateau
There is a path down from the eastern edge of this plateau

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Follow this path down
Follow this path down

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Follow the path down until it reaches a track, and turn left
Follow the path down until it reaches a track, and turn left

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This track reaches a view point, before turning back to Haria
This track reaches a view point, before turning back to Haria

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