Natural History Photographs

Alledgedly, Roldán was cornered here by the pursuing Muslim Saracens, but escaped by jumping on horseback from one of the crags to the other. That would have been a momentous leap indeed... We were not such daredevils, and it took all our courage to just climb to the one crag, via a steep ladder and finally climbing over a few overhanging handles hammered into the rock. But it was surely worth the effort and adrenalin! The views are magnificent, enlivened by Griffon vultures are continuously flying by. The large yellow umbellifer Thapsia villosa attracted many insects, among others various emerald wasps and the spectacular feather-legged fly.

Plants & Fungi Insects