El Molino de Tresgrandas
Travel Blogs from Tresgrandas
After the first couple of hours escaping Santander (in a saner way than I had entered it), most of the rest of the day was on moderate-use highways, usually with a good shoulder, but still not ideal. The topography was growing more extreme, but I was a bit confined by the roads to see all of the views. Still, I did pass a number of gorgeous places and today has some very nice photos.
I also rode a lot: about 6 1/2 hours ...
... climb the mountain because we got lost, and took the actual trail. It was really steep, but it was winding through the trees, up the mountain, and every now and then we would get an amazing view of Oviedo and the mountains in the distance. Once we reached the top you could see a 360 degree view. If you looked straight you overlooked Oviedo, then behind you it was the ocean and Gijon. It was honestly the best ...
We are soaking our blistered feet after a 19.something kilometre hike over hill and dale through the beautiful Picos de Europa in the northern Asturius region of Spain. What a day! How did we achieve this feat? Well....to the beginning!
Still with friends Pat & Lamont, we travelled eastward from Cabo Busto, stopping at the cute little fishing village of Cudillero for a walk to the lighthouse. We then ...
... bringing a sweater or my rain jacket. So far I haven't used either one, but eventually it will get cold.
Our bus ride there was probably 40 minutes, but it went fast because we were all comparing our lunches our moms packed for us. We discovered that everyone had 2 sandwhiches and tons of fruit, but one of the girls had cookies and juice boxes. Covadonga is in the mountains, so it was really gorgeous driving ...
... did find a bus and walked all day into Ribadesella . Over 30 Km with the 2 Km when we were lost. We arrived around 7:00 and I was tired to say the least but happy to have done it.
Still having heel blister issues but two pairs of socks helps. I lost a sock off my backpack. They don't dry overnight so we hang them on our pack the following day. I am down to 5 socks and wear 4 per day so not sure how I will manage. Hope I can buy some in the next larger ...
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Pets allowed