Karen's ankle is the size of a melon the next day, and she bows out to let me and Ian wick it up for day two. More sweet single track.
Much of the terrain is thru cork forests. The bottom 6' is harvested every 8 years or so.
There is a peculiar bamboo that resembles corn. Not sure if it is native or not.
Lunch stop for Doug and Ian.
I'll take the wild boar. Yes, there is evidence of wild boar on the trail.
Talk about foliage.
Coming up next, the Honda twins.