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We spent a few days in Gijon which was a very interesting town, with a wonderful atmosphere and great cultural activities. We just happened to be there whilst a cultural festival was going on. Each evening there was a concert by the marina, which displayed the various styles of music of the (Asturian) region.
The town itself was fairly modern, with a few hidden gems.
A most pleasant stay.
We left San Vicente and followed the wonderful NW Spanish coast (when you can see it) and went to Ribadesella. Originally we were thinking of anchoring but then decided to moor along the pontoon in the marina. We weren't going to stay long, just overnight.
In the evening there was a performance in the towns square. We didn't attend but listened to the seagulls, surprisingly in tune, joining along.
... the church and cemetery and lookouts.
The view from the hill was a beauty, especially when there were clouds below the tops of the Picos de Europa in the distance.As we walked up the winding streets we spotted a seagull sitting on a nest on a roof. We both commented that we had never seen a seagull on a nest so close before, and certainly not seagull chicks. Then we saw two chicks! The seagull parent was squawking a warning by this, ...
... the owner is from Bolivia, I'm not sure. Watching last night game was a pain to be honest, or maybe both teams were too good defensively, but Netherlands didn't produce any game so it's only fair they're out. The trip is slowly reaching its end, as we drive towards Bilbao, then San Sebastian ...
From the golden plains of Caceres and Extremadura, by the ruta de la plata (even though it's free), via the lakes and mountains of Asturias, all the way to the green fields of Gijon surroundings, we drove. Sounds like Lord of the Rings, but the contrast in Spanish regions never ceases to amaze me. We also dropped 10°C, but I got grass to pitch my tent. Judging by the reactions at ...
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