Hernan Cortes Hotel
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... and it was fantastic!! I was very moved to witness what humans painted 13000 BC!! They didn't just painted on any wall, but they found specific reliefs of the cave surface that resembles parts of the animals they wanted to paint about, then used that reliefs to give more 3 dimensional look. Very impressive...
After the tour, we checked out the museum next to it, and also checked another cave. It's not as ...
... food. Luckily we ended up in the street called El Bulevar de la Sidra (Cider Boulevard?!) where lots of cider bars are. Cool! We picked a nice looking one and got a table. I ordered a plate with cod with onions and peppers, and Greg ordered a very typical local dish Fabada Asturiana which is a stew with beans, chorizo sausages, cured pork, blood sausages. And of course cider! The waiter served us cider by pouring it from high above his head into a ...
... may be 20m - hanging on for grim death - slow as slow - a tourist bus goes past like a bat out of hell and so do the locals - nah, they can drive that way, if my buddy dares - I'll walk! Buddy doesn't dare, he's unnerved too but the only way is up!
See a sign (barely) - restaurant 800m - then 50m - gravel road - find car park - can't see a building - I sit in car while buddy investigates - no point two of us getting lost and falling over the edge - yes it's here and so ...
... timber on seemingly impossible vertical slopes. Not easy to take pics as there are few places to get off the road and while the speed limit maybe 70kph, we rarely do more than 50. I choose to live.
Have chosen to send two nights at these digs as we will visit the national park tomorrow and do some mountain climbing. Highest peak is over 2600m but we can't get to ...
... Just as we arrived the weather turned again so we all took shelter until it passed. We got the photo and headed back to the apartment.
Clint, Meg & I went back to pack up our apartment - how do we manage to unravel into such a mess in 3 days! I am grateful to have had a washing machine so we are hitting the road again with a full stock of clean clothes.
Leana arrives to tell me that Lily is awake & hungry.
After I feed Lily we head ...