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... mix of pre-romanesque, gothic and baroque. The pre-romanesque part houses very important relics among Christians - one of them being a cloth that said to have covered Christ's face and has blood stains. Aside the relics, there are many interesting sculptures, paintings, etc everywhere.
After the cathedral, next stop is Museum of Archaeology. It was also very impressive and they had very extensive ...
... our car and dropped by a nice bakery. (Of course!) We picked up a coconut macaroon and a florentine. They were both super good! We walked around the town a bit - this is very Asturian - there are so many sidrelias around. It's basically a bar/restaurant which brew/serve fresh apple ciders. People go there to get a cider or two with some food. Maybe we should try it for dinner tonight.
Our destination today is Oviedo. The place we stay ...
... on the way up and hear this cacaphonic din of bells - it's goats being herded down the road! So we wait for them with shepherd in orange shirt with dog following behind, mobile phone in hand moving on down the hill, (modern day shepherding) a sight to behold and as we wait........the clouds roll in. See clips.
We keep going steady - there's green cross marks on the road where the road has given way to falling apart down the hill somewhere, so leave the wheels off ...
... timber on seemingly impossible vertical slopes. Not easy to take pics as there are few places to get off the road and while the speed limit maybe 70kph, we rarely do more than 50. I choose to live.
Have chosen to send two nights at these digs as we will visit the national park tomorrow and do some mountain climbing. Highest peak is over 2600m but we can't get to ...
... the main and ate 3 bowls of the octopus and potato soup. Then when the ribs and roast potato main meal arrived, he was bulging at the seams. Lucky he has a separate stomach for dessert.
It was such a wonderful experience & a favourite memory of Gijon. We will be dreaming about that meal for years to come.
After lunch the skies had cleared a little, so we walked that lunch off to get a photo at the Gijon sign. I wanted the pic, so everyone ...