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There is no sign of breakfast at the Grandas Hostal so we are on the road at 9am. There are miles of beautiful roads here in Asturias. We ride over two low passes of 1200 and 1700 metres respectively. Unfortunately any altitude over 800m is in cloud so ready have few good views and the riding is difficult. There are lots of lakes created by small dams across ...
... out of money.
Although much of the building is Gothic, its altar was very Baroque with more gold than I’ve ever seen.
But the real highlight can be found in an area off the sanctuary.
Behind an iron gate are displayed important Christian relics, including a shroud said to have covered the face of Jesus after his death on the cross, as well as a separate piece of the ...
What a day! The top stories today are about the people we met and observed. We began with a tour of Alvirés, a delightful town with roots reaching back to the 13th century. Our group of about 25 explored the old part of town with a guide who was obviously from the Asturias region of Spain. She patiently explained that we are not going to see Flamenco dancers; rather, we were more ...
... the Old Town, but now restored we found it a fascinating place to explore.
The Catedral de San Salvador is the main sight, beautifully-located on the Plaza de Alfonso II. The cathedral's origins and main interest lie in the Camara Santa, a pre-Romanesque chapel built by Asturian king Alfonso II to house holy relics. The highlight here as vividly described by our comprehensive audio-guide was the Santo Sudario, a cloth said ...
... of fitness! We were in need of our daily coffee fix so after meandering the remote countryside were pleased to find a roadside bar at the small hamlet of San Cosme where the owner brought out our milky coffees and delicious, moist fruit and walnut cake. This was followed by a sample of a savoury, Asturian speciality which resembled a square of savoury scone containing onion and bacon. Mmm! Moving on, our ...