Hotel Palacio De La Llorea
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Lastres: Friday4July. - Saturday5July
It was not a long trip from Ribadesella to Lastres in the ALSA bus, only about 30 minutes. It was through pretty scenery and through hills, some with gum trees, the road curving along the coast. I had been keen to go to Lastres thinking it was the place I had read about with impressive cliffs. Cliffs it did have, not great ones, but it was Timbres I was really after, that and snorkelling at a place near ...
... I had nutella flavored gelato). We had some time to kill so a group of us went to burger king, where I was able to order a beer and some onion rings. While was order was getting prepared, a bunch of the girls were talking **** about who ordered a beer at burger king and then I went up and grabbed it. I'm 19 so I need to take advantage of buying alcohol while I still can. Burger king was great and we all had a nice chat before going back to the bus. On the way back ...
... I'll admit it, the main reason for coming to Oviedo is Vicky Christina Barcelona (highly recommended if you wanna see Javier Bardem in suave mode). But the city did not disappoint. The casco antiguo (old preserved city center) is a delight! Very much Spanish style, but with added colors and flowers. We spent only 2 hours there but could snap a few shots and bring back some local cider. We'll definitely be ...
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 ...
... we reached an even steeper incline, leading us towards a large statue of jesus on the top of the mountain. Once we reached the statue of jesus we took quite a few pictures, my favorite of which was a group photo of the UO kids holding a ducks flag. We headed away from the statue into a park that overlooked the city of Oviedo. We found a picnic table and Zak started pulling out all the food him and Kory had picked up. They bought three bottles of wine, two loafs ...
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