International Appalachian Trail delegate Earl Raymond inspects Naturejo Geopark

November 1, 2013

 

Vice Mayor Vitor Antune, Earl Raymond and Carlos Neto de Carvalho

 

10-13 – September – International Appalachian Trail delegate Earl Raymond inspects Naturtejo Geopark.

 

Responsible from the Maine chapter in USA Earl Raymond came to visit the project to introduce the International Appalachian Trial in Portugal, on the way to the IAT Annual Meeting in Scotland. Together with Carlos Neto de Carvalho he visited parts of the Moradal Mountain, from Picoto do Moradal to Cabeco Mosqueriro, where Moradal-Pangea Trail will be implemented starting in October. They also had a meeting with the vice-mayor Vitor Antunes to clarify the importance of this project for the sustainable development of Oleiros. Besides, Carlos guided Earl Raymon in Idanha-a-Nova to visit the Cultural Centre, Idanha-a-velha Roman city and Monsanto’ Boulders Trail. At Proenca-a-Nova they visited the Living Science Centre dedicated to forest and the new excavations to a Pre-historic tomb under the frame of the archeological summer camp. Finally they joined the group of participating students, municipal technicians and archaeologists in the traditional village of Figueira to enjoy the evening.

 

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