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near Cuesta de la Palma, Andalucía (España)
Some hikers begin this route where the plaster factory, we choose a point further along the service lane of the A-92M where there is a sign indicating the route. There is parking area for cars there. We ascended by a dirt track that crosses an olive grove, from which we reached a fork in the road. From here we could see the Laguna Grande. We went down to the edge of the lagoon where there was a variety of birds. From Laguna Grande we went along a path to the Cortijo de las Lagunas, where we had our sandwich, and from there we continued to the Laguna Chica. We intended to walk around the lagoon, but found that the path was difficult to follow as the vegetation has overgrown it. We skipped that plan and returned along the same route to the point of departure. It is a very pleasant and easy walk. It passes through a varied forest, three or four olive groves, and the typical vegetation of the wetland. Once we got to the Laguna Grande, the motorway traffic noise disappeared and we could appreciate the singing of the great variety of birds in their habitat. A funny anecdote, the billboards say "For the conservation of this area hunting, fishing etc. are not allowed ". We found hundreds of empty cartridges all along the route and there are many signs saying “Private Hunting Area”. Following the walk, we went to Archidona were we had a very nice meal in the Bar Central. No brilliant views, but a real sense of tranquillity.