Bajada

A swift passage from the mountains at the source of the water catchment system, following the dry fluvial system down to the sea.

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Day 5: Puerto de Mazarron

Posted from Mazarrón, Region of Murcia, Spain.I passed down back into the rambla. The urban was clearly affecting the water negatively – its colour changed. There were more strange looking materials- could have been remnants of building materials. The prevalence of litter increased. The ramblas gradually widened as it curved round passing the golf course, […]

Day 5: Rambla de Mazarron

Posted from Region of Murcia, Spain.After a very satisfying sleep, I deliberated whether I would have an orange for breakfast. After continuing to consume the ones I had been given throughout the previous afternoon it must have been my tenth or more and the citrus was having a strange affect on my teeth! I followed […]

Day 5: Local Perspective

Posted from Region of Murcia, Spain.I reached the ‘Camposol’ above Mazarron, which was an estate of holiday villas beside a golf course. I saw a man crossing the road. By his demeanour, posture and pulled-up Slazenger sports socks, I could tell he was from England. I asked him if he knew where I could buy […]

Day 4: Canal de Pareton

I walked beside the canal, out of the sprawl of industrialised agriculture. After a mile or two the concrete channel joined a wider concrete structure as the watercourse meandered north. I witnessed the curious sight of the grand concrete structure crumbling and sinking into the ground, which exhibited a variety of landslips and sinkholes. New […]