Before it was a very dangerous and prohibited to 'walk' on the caminito, as this photo clearly shows:
|Caminito del Rey before renovation|
But now it is safe again, thanks to the alpinist workers who with aid of helicopters have managed to reconstruct the path.
In the video you can see how the great grandfather of Felipe VI, Alfonso XIII opened the Kings Path in 1921.
Actual picture of the Caminito
|Caminito after renovation|
Nowadays you have to make reservations to walk the path.
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