In 1886, some clever Spanish engineers realized that a beautiful gorge in El Chorro would be the perfect place to create electricity by harnessing the natural rushing water. As work progressed on this project, they needed a way for workers and building supplies to travel between one side of the gorge and the other.
About 110 years ago, work was completed on El Caminito Del Rey, a steel and concrete pathway winding its way 350 feet above the fast flowing water, fulfilling its purpose, and sparking an obsession. This would eventually become one of the most dangerous hikes in the world. View Post