Previously, On the Trail…

354.0 / 499.0 km 70.9% Tenerife: El Portillo
Tuesday, February 8, 2022 10:31 pm
Location: Tenerife: El Portillo (354.0 km)

Though today was a “short” day from La Caldera to El Portillo, we got some great views of Spain’s tallest mountain, and set ourselves up for a long day tomorrow.

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Roque de Agando
Thursday, April 14, 2022 10:42 pm

The GR 131, in the Canary Islands, was my first long-distance hike outside of the United States. This trail was one of the most unique hikes I’ve done. Spanning a volcanic archipelago, we visited eight islands, all of them different in their own way, with their own unique character, not just in landscape and scenery, but also in civilization. And without ever having been there before, it’s hard to truly anticipate that experience.

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One Last View From El Hierro
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 10:13 pm

Today was supposed to be our last day on the Canary Islands, with a simple plan: sleep in, and then go to the airport and fly to Tenerife, Lanzarote, and finally to Frankfurt, Germany. We did make it off El Hierro as planned, but the Canary Islands decided they weren’t done with us.

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El Hierro
Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:02 pm
Location: El Hierro: Embarcadero de Orchilla (499.0 km)

After just under a month of hiking and traveling, on our eighth island, we finished hiking the GR131.

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Puerto de la Estaca
Friday, February 18, 2022 7:41 pm
Location: El Hierro: Fuente de La Llanía (477.0 km)

Today, we hiked not quite half of El Hierro, our eighth and last of the Canary Islands on the GR131 trail.

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