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Day 8 - Spain Trip - Pico de Europa, Potes

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Day 8
Friday June 28
Pico De Europa
Potes

You know you are in a country that is green conscious when you have to wave your hands over your head while sitting on a toilet or you will be sitting in the dark! If no one else is in the bathroom the motion sensors go off quickly around here and it can be a bit unsettling at first!

Today we drove into the mountains. Tourist buses are not made to navigate twisty narrow mountain roads. There were plenty of times when we had to stop to let other cars squeeze between us and the mountain and at least once that we had a moment of oh crap now what when our motorcoach and a car were traveling in different directions and neither one of us had room to move!

Our destination was Pico de Europa, a national park with a mountain range. We took a cable car up the side of the mountain to amazing views and fantastic hiking. Many kids had some anxieties about traveling by cable car but they were glad they did it! After many pictures, we made our way through areas …