Travel Blogs from Gijón
... where we are
headed (which would mean a long passage)
The coastline is amazing when you can
see it. It has changed quite significantly since leaving the Picos
behind – rolling green valleys, sheer cliff faces of limestone and
wonderful wooded mountains in the background.
We got to the harbour, which is full of
small craft and fishing boats and the moorings are onto buoys where
you tie on fore and aft. ...
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 visited the main sites like the beautiful Cathedral and the old part of town which was nice. Than we had dinner in a small restaurant where we tried some Asturian dishes like Fabada. Walked a little more and than got our car out of the parking and drove back to the camping. 28th We left for Santander but when we got near the weather was so awful that we continued to Bilbao. We found a camping near the coast and arrived there around 4 ...
... about 15 minutes and thought we had been stood up, until we saw Zak and Kory coming down the hill. I was disappointed that Luke and Miguel weren't there but Zak and Kory had become our besties. We found a place to sit and saw miguel and luke walking up. we all had wine but no wine opener so we went to the bar and the bartender lended us her corkscrew. After a few bottles we decided we needed to buy more wine and also our own wine openers. Luke told ...
Well, Friday was one for the books. I woke up and decided not to go to class since it was the last day I would be able to skip class. I slept until 12 and then made breakfast while watching Scandal, and eventually went down to eat lunch with everyone who had just gotten back from school. Many of them were going on the excursion and didn't want to go out, but I was determined to be **** faced cause it had been awhile since I was truly drunk. Me, Sophie and ...