Abba Playa Gijon
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... avoid being pooped on we moved along.
Peter decided we deserved a very nice meal so we went down the way to El Barragon de Bertin Reataurant. The set, like a degustation menu, sounded interesting so we opted for that. We were not disappointed. Every course was delicious. We had gazpacho, fish croquettes, tuna with marinated vegetables, clam risotto and a delicious apple crepe. We felt we had dined, not just eaten. The waitress was ...
... to wear my makeup but I guess that's just something I'll have to deal with. I dont know what to expect but I will most likely be drunk for 48 hours straight. I'm worried about my stuff getting stolen but hopefully that won't happen. I'm exhausted and need to take a nap so that's all for now.
oh and yesterday I got interviewed by some spanish students with a camera and couldn't understand anything they were saying. They came straight for me and I failed them.
... I'll admit it, the main reason for coming to Oviedo is Vicky Christina Barcelona (highly recommended if you wanna see Javier Bardem in suave mode). But the city did not disappoint. The casco antiguo (old preserved city center) is a delight! Very much Spanish style, but with added colors and flowers. We spent only 2 hours there but could snap a few shots and bring back some local cider. We'll definitely be ...
... the Brazilian debacle made the Spanish feel better about themselves and their "maracanazo". I think there's a German word for it. Ah yes, Schadenfreude. Enjoying the grass, the mountains, the rain... This is like Spain's own personal Scotland! Gijon feels like a Spanish city, but very much with a more northern twist, Victorian inspired building elements being visible here and ...
... disappointed that I had missed breakfast. I went up and had a cup of coffee and a sandwich and then went back downstairs to find sarah still sleeping. I watched entourage in the other room and then got ready for the hike that me, kaleigh, shannon, leah, kory, zak and sam were going to go on and then went upstairs for lunch. The lunch was gross, all I had was potatoes and bread. We gathered in the lobby and finally left at 250. We caught the bus downtown and then ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center