The hilltop hermitage of Escarnalbou provides 360 degree superb views to the coast and the surrounding mountains and valleys. Nearby ridges now host a huge array of wind turbines.
The main hermitage seen from the path to the summit
Interestingly, the sandstone blocks in the door arch appear to have been heavily weathered before construction.
It's worth keeping an eye open for the details built into the hermitage walls
Another stone face stares out of the wall
Always a good threat from Christianity, if you don't behave yourself, this guy is waiting for you
A path from the hermitage leads around the mountain top
Weathering of the sandstone has produced intricate patterns
Further along the path, a chapel is built into the rock face
The interior of the chapel is very basic
Another chapel sits on the summit
Pilgrims to the peak are rewarded with a more decorative interior
The view from the summit towards a nearby rail viaduct. Some research suggests that part of this was demolished during the civil war, in an area known to Hemmingway
In another direction, the wind turbines spin and generate power