Hotel Palacio De La Llorea
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It was a bliss of bends as we headed west along the north coast, passing Bilbao and Santander on the way while sticking to the back roads as much as possible. The destination for today was Comillas, a unique spot as it is one of the very few outside Barcelona where Gaudi has designed some architecture. The sunflower palace (my name for it, not Gaudi's) was impressive! I would like to live in a house like that: grand, artistic, and a little pretentious, it ...
... preparing the head sail under power. It started quite nice at midday with the full main beam reaching out of the bay then just before I had the angle to pass the cape, heavy swells with strong gust made me hold action. Having out the outboard inside, the main was not enough to power us through these big breaking waves. Then I remembered all the basics again, little small simple things makes high difference at ...
... backed right onto the fence in our backyard. One of the morning, all the cows in the field came up to our fence, and I nearly got to touch one. Almost all of the cows we saw in Asturias wore cowbells, just like the cows in Switzerland do. The only cows that didn’t wear cowbells were quite small, so a lot of calves and young cows didn’t wear them.
One of the days we were near Arriondas, we drove to a small train station in ...
... weird. We went next to a big nice park in the middle of the city so from there settled in for pretty much the rest of the day to read the kindles and sunbathed for a while. We again had a wee picnic as we had quickly worked out this was a far cheaper option than dining out everyday. Carmen, our host from Leon had given us some special cured beef which was soaking in olive oil so we made a party around that. It was delicious too. She was so lovely to give us that and made ...
Apologies for the lack of updates, we ran out of internet credits and what we had left was used to check the weather, and from what you will see in the coming entries we were near fairly small villages therefore getting a top up was impossible.
We left Gijon in the morning and headed
for our next destination. The guidebooks do not have a great write
up about the place but it's an inbetween ...