Hotel de Alma
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Finally we drift into Rioseco and find a hotel. It is a relief to dry out and neck a beer or two. There are some damn fine heavy ales in this part of Spain.
The hotel has been in the family for a long time. In the dining room there are old photographs of the hotelier's father or grandfather working in the smoke house at the back. He is surrounded by ...
... at the top.
They were very proud that the poet who wrote the lyrics to the song Guantanamera came from Aviles.
And so did the Spanish explorer who founded the first city in Florida.
Not much else here.
There was a lot of grumbling by our group, and I have to admit, I did my share. We just didn’t see the point of a walking tour when there’s really nothing ...
... it was a smaller cup and take-away. The children amazed us. From about 2 years of age, they scoot around on various types of pedal-less bikes and scooters. And, they are incredibly active; everywhere, they are running and climbing and jumping, with parents passively observing. I did not see one obese child; coincidence? Tomorrow is La Coruna. I do not know how long I can keep up this ...
... Oso passes the Cercado Osero, a 40,000-sq-metre hillside compound home to three female Cantabrian brown bears. These lumbering beasts can reach 250kg and live 25 to 30 years, and have traditionally been disliked by farmers even though they are almost entirely vegetarian. From very low numbers in the mid-1990s, public support has played a big part in the bear's recent recovery in the Cordillera Cantabrica, which owes a lot to the ...
... Martin de Luina and about five miles inland from the coast, the road became single-track, quickly climbing to well over 2,000 feet. The panoramic view down towards the sea was spectacular and as we descended we never met another vehicle which was just as well as passing opportunities were few and far between and the drop perilous. This didn't deter a number of keen road-cyclists who we overtook on the way up. That's ...