Hotel Palacio de la Magdalena
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I now totally understand why it is called a weather forecast because we should only use as guidance like the Gps. As technology improves sometimes we are so easy to reply on it, then when nature shows us the real world maybe it could be a bit late to realize. Well we had another great little sail today, I was planning to fly the spinnaker easy surf west with the predicted north easterly force 3 or 4 so left the ...
... 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 ...
... 8211; into the glass they are holding by their side to make sure it has the natural bubbles from being churned up like that. Pretty impressive, although inevitably there is always some spillage - which our Irishman wasn't too impressed with! And they only pour a tiny bit at a time, I guess so you can drink that while it’s still fizzy and then get him to pour some more. Anyway it was great entertainment. The pourers usually turn away from you as to decrease the ...
... buoys appeared to be taken.
One of the locals tried to direct us to one of the buoys but in the
end decided it was not strong / secure enough for us so we headed for
the only hammerhead.
Getting onto the hammerhead was in
itself abit of a challenge: a) it being quite shallow, b) very close
to moorings, and c) the apparent lack of cleats upon which to attach
yourself. In the end we got there. At the same time ...
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.