Travel Blogs from Norena
... Despite arriving at 8:45 we were the only ones there for quite a while before a young Spanish couple came. The waitress said it is not uncommon for people to come at 10:30-11 for dinner. We had a relaxed happy evening and very delicious meal?
There is a very modern dinosaur museum just outside Lastres but we weren't interested to go there. You are able to see large footprints in the rocks in on a beach nearby, but with Peter's achy shoulder, ...
... 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 ...
... two packages of cheese and some salami. It was all excellent. I had 4 glasses of wine and was feeling pretty tipsy by the end of lunch. We had great conversation and everything was sooo good I wish I could go on hikes like that all the time. After about an hour we decided to head back down and it had gotten a lot colder at this point. On our way out we noticed a swing set and it reminded me of Addy and her love of swinging. We walked back down a different trail, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility