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Another ALSA bus trip trip brought us to Ribadesella in Asturias country.
What a great decision Peter made,especially as the night before we had not decided where to head to next! We normally do not leave it that late to make plans and would not like to make a habit of it, but it worked out well.
Peter had a frustrating time with the bus …
We spent a few days in Gijon which was a very interesting town, with a wonderful atmosphere and great cultural activities. We just happened to be there whilst a cultural festival was going on. Each evening there was a concert by the marina, which displayed the various styles of music of the (Asturian) region.
The town itself was fairly modern, with a few hidden gems.
A most pleasant stay.
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.
Lastres: Friday4July. - Saturday5July
It was not a long trip from Ribadesella to Lastres in the ALSA bus, only about 30 minutes. It was through pretty scenery and through hills, some with gum trees, the road curving along the coast. I had been keen to go to Lastres thinking it was the place I had read about with impressive cliffs. Cliffs it did have, not great ones, but it was Timbres I was really after, that and snorkelling at a place near ...
Ah Asturias, why are your waters warmer than southern Portugal? Anyways, this is the most expensive campground we've been too so far, but also the best view by far. You get both the ocean and the mountains from Picos de Europa. The camping is called La Paz, maybe because it's on a cliff above the ...