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... light even with a full tank. I think maybe she just didn't like the French. My search for dinosaur footprints (yes, Spain has dinosaurs!!) led us next to a quaint surfer's village called Vega. The map I'd picked up in Ribadesella guaranteed Jurassic markings here but I couldn't find them and so satisfied myself with making a tiny motorbike statue out of beach rocks instead. Stopping here for lunch at a cool surfer's bar the first rain that we had seen ...
... and drove home.
Approximately 2000 years ago, in Roman times, the roman army had conquered almost all of Europe, but the part they stopped at was the hills up to the viewing point of the Covadonga lakes, since they couldn’t get up the hills, but they did conquer the nearby town of Cangas de Onis, and one of the things they built which is still standing today is a bridge, known as the Roman bridge of Cangas de Onis. There’s ...
... researched and found out is part of Spain's second largest national park called Picos De Europa. It is quite famous for some good hiking routes during summer, this did not surprise us at all since there were people hiking literally everywhere. With luck seriously on our side we rode into this small town and walked (pretty much stalked people with beach attire) a small distance to find a Spanish oasis near a town called Llanes. The water was so clear and had the most beautiful aqua ...
... but declined to give us any information. San Miguel de Lillo, the church of the Archangel Michael, a little further up that hill, is also 9th century, with decorative motifs above the arched windows. It was built by Ramiso 1st as a royal chapel, remodelled in 18th century, so looks more Byzantine. Both these churches have barrel vaulted ceilings, a major technical achievement at the time, and richly decorated carved stone columns with a spiral rope motif. ...
We left San Vicente and followed the wonderful NW Spanish coast (when you can see it) and went to Ribadesella. Originally we were thinking of anchoring but then decided to moor along the pontoon in the marina. We weren't going to stay long, just overnight.
In the evening there was a performance in the towns square. We didn't attend but listened to the seagulls, surprisingly in tune, joining along.