Hotel Quinta Duro
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... for another time along with a visit to St Vincent.
Back to Lastres..... As we had such a short time after changing plans, Peter opted to book at Palacio We thought it would be great being 200 metres from the beach as per the hotel description. We got off the bus at the first stop in the village, down near the sea, to find we needed to walk up to the hotel via a few sets of steps and road!! We were quite puffed by the time we reached the ...
... to wear my makeup but I guess that's just something I'll have to deal with. I dont know what to expect but I will most likely be drunk for 48 hours straight. I'm worried about my stuff getting stolen but hopefully that won't happen. I'm exhausted and need to take a nap so that's all for now.
oh and yesterday I got interviewed by some spanish students with a camera and couldn't understand anything they were saying. They came straight for me and I failed them.
... 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 ...
... two packages of cheese and some salami. It was all excellent. I had 4 glasses of wine and was feeling pretty tipsy by the end of lunch. We had great conversation and everything was sooo good I wish I could go on hikes like that all the time. After about an hour we decided to head back down and it had gotten a lot colder at this point. On our way out we noticed a swing set and it reminded me of Addy and her love of swinging. We walked back down a different trail, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking