We walked around Caldera Colorada which has an amazing bright red aspect, along a well made path,which has several new, informative display boards, explaining the features of the landscape.
One of these is a volcanic "bomb" a huge boulder blown out during an eruption, going miles into the air before landing with a colossal noise - you can see the scale from the photograph.
|Caldera Colorada and Volcanic "Bomb"|
|Giant Agave - Caminante on skyline!|
|Figs, picon, and well (between red and black lava)|
We then walked around until we found a slope which had some vegetation giving a foothold in the picon, taking us up onto a ridge. From there, we clambered up the muddy, stoney slope, taking great care not to slip.
|Muddy slope, and lower ridge|
It amazes me how they get them there - there was no possibility of getting a vehicle up there ,and no obvious paths for a goat, let alone a donkey or camel. We were amused by the relatively large lizard, who came to see what food we had, and happily clambered over our feet.
|Lizard looking for food|