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Trip Report: Canyons of the Sierra de Guara, Spain (page 2)
All photos by Todd unless otherwise noted.

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Day 3 finds us in the canyon of Fornocal. A nice enough drainage which was mostly dry in the upper section, with spring fed flowing water the further down you go.
I don't have a lot to say about Fornocal. To tell you the truth, I don't really remember much about it. I thought looking at these pictures would bring back some memories, but I'm drawing a blank. It's like someone borrowed my camera, ran through a canyon taking photos and returned it to me without my knowledge. That's probably where the ideas for those bad sci-fi movies about memories made to order (ala Total Recall) got their origin.
Which gives me another business idea - for a nominal fee I can digitally edit your image into these photos so you can amaze your friends with pictures of your exciting vacation at a fraction of the cost of the real thing (and you don't have to eat paella). Click the image below for a sample.
A bit tired of waking up every morning only to put on a layer of damp neoprene, on Day 4 we decide to start off with a pair of short, dry canyons. The first one is Portiacha, a side drainage of the Rio Vero. Not much to the canyon really, except two outstanding photo ops. As the main subject of the photos, Steph is usually forced to hang from the rope for long periods of time while John and I shout instructions - 'Come down a little further', 'Look this way', 'You're a tiger baby, snarl at the camera.'.
Here's John from the top of the second photo op. I like the angle of this shot, though you can eliminate the weird perspective by tilting your head sharply to the left.
OK, better straighten up, you look ridiculous, and people are starting to talk.
This is looking up at that same rappel featuring a very nice bell shaped alcove. Canyons really don't get much more scenic that this.
Can't have too many pictures of this one.
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