Above White River Gorge

Published 26th of September, 2021

Goat Tracks


You can see from the multiple tracks here that the area is popular with goats.

Old Ruins


Once I had crossed the valley I reached another plateau. You can see quite a few ruined farm buildings up here. There is also a number of goat shacks.

Towards The Gorge


Soon I was standing on the Peyia side of White River Gorge. In the previous blog, I had stood at the top of the hill you can see on the left, looking in this direction. If you followed the gorge up here (if it were possible) you would end up in Kathikas.

Closer Look


I followed the lip of the gorge upstream for a short while, to get a closer look. There weren't any obvious tracks leading down though, other than the occasional goat path. I would have explored a bit more but unfortunately I was only wearing trainers. To explore this sort of terrain you really need a decent pair of hiking boots. If nothing else, they will offer some protection against snakes.

Road To Nowhere


I could have followed this track upstream to see where it would have led, but I wanted to head downhill. I checked on the map later, and it soon fizzles out, so I was wise not to.

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