Hotel La Polar
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... as the earlier one, but the cave itself is like a big concert hall (size) with lots of stalagmites and stalactites. It was as if I got into the scenes from Indiana Jones or Goonies! :)
After the cave adventures, we walked around the town of Ribadesella, grabbed some food and Churros con Chocolate (yes!!), and further walked around along seawall.
We are now back in the room. Tired but content. :)
... below their waist. It's in a manner that quite a bit of cider got splashed out of the glass. How wasteful! It tastes hmm... fermented. :) The food was great. But I have one complain. Lots of things in Spain so far are very salty. I like salty stuff but this is way too much, I feel. I need a litre of water each meal!
After dinner, we got back, took a warm bath (it was cold today!) and now ready to sleep. Tomorrow will be action packed!
... on the way up and hear this cacaphonic din of bells - it's goats being herded down the road! So we wait for them with shepherd in orange shirt with dog following behind, mobile phone in hand moving on down the hill, (modern day shepherding) a sight to behold and as we wait........the clouds roll in. See clips.
We keep going steady - there's green cross marks on the road where the road has given way to falling apart down the hill somewhere, so leave the wheels off ...
... 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 ...
... the main and ate 3 bowls of the octopus and potato soup. Then when the ribs and roast potato main meal arrived, he was bulging at the seams. Lucky he has a separate stomach for dessert.
It was such a wonderful experience & a favourite memory of Gijon. We will be dreaming about that meal for years to come.
After lunch the skies had cleared a little, so we walked that lunch off to get a photo at the Gijon sign. I wanted the pic, so everyone ...