TripAdvisor Reviews La Colmena Luarca
Travel Blogs from Luarca
Good morning and brekky with Sabine and waved them off then we hit the road headed north east for the coast taking the Mountain road.
It was mountainous and treacherous with steep cliff edges and no guard rails. So I spent much of the time trying not to have a mess on my britches and got my buddy to slow and not hug our side of the road unless we saw another car. Petrified. Sort of like a thrill ride but ...
... girls to visit their Nan and Grand dad who then drove us all the way to Ribadeo where Jamieson had been waiting for us for a few days after having had an awful passage between Lastres and there. We all had dinner at the restaurant and the girls spent the night with their grandparents in a nearby gite. The next day we all had lunch on Kivu before Papi and Mamie had to drive to ...
... did go to were all really nice, as I said, some of them were just massive cliffs, some of them were just rocks which went on to water, and some of them were just plain beaches, but they were all really nice.
As I said, in the same building as us there were lots of different apartments, and one night Pepin invited everyone down for cider and sardines. Cider (or Sidra, in Spanish) is very popular in Asturias and the ...
... town (Ribedeo). Very different to other
towns / villages we've been to, but this is more of a hub rather than
a tourist town.
Whilst sitting in the cockpit watching
the world go by we watched one (French) yacht attempting to come in
onto the pontoon beside us. It was struggling dearly as they had
lost power due to probably diesel bug and were wrongly instructed, ...
... 8221; (for want of a
better word) a rather awkard night with the swell rolling in ever so
gently which reminded us of Alderney and Dale (Pembrokeshire) where
we would roll and come to an abrupt halt with a squeak of the ropes
and the rub of the fenders against the pontoon (except in Alderney
where there was no pontoon just an abrupt halt). At least we got a
decent sail in the day before and did not have to pay for the berth.