Villa De San Vicente
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Today was an interesting yet very long day. I woke up around 8 am (around 2 am back home, says my everlasting jetlag) and got ready to tour a replica of the Caves of Altamira. For those who don't know what this is, look it up! Historically, it was the first cave found with art inside, opening the doors for many archeologists. At first, no one …
... so different to anything we have seen on this trip. On the other side of the city, lavish, well preserved murals with plant and geometric motifs are quite breathtaking in San Julian de los Prados. It was built between 797 and 842! The church is devoted to the Egyptian martyrs St's Julian and Basilisa, who were venerated in Visigoth Spain.
The cathedral San Salvador de Oviedo is also an imposing sight with a very flamboyant, dazzling guilded ...
The evening before we tried to anchor in a river a few miles west of San Vicente but it ended up being too shallow so we come back to San Vicente and anchored more or less where we were the previous nights.
In the morning we headed for the bus station and took the only daily bus to Fuente Te (the cable car in the Picos del Europa) which is 1 1/2 hours ...
... doing homework and going to bed. Now what am I to do??
Not only am I going to miss Santander, I am going to miss the people. We got to know Dutch, Spanish, and British people really well, and it finally hit me that it is going to be hard to see them go!
Looking ahead to this weekend, I really need some rest! There will be a LOT of touring for the next few days, and before I know it, we will all be heading home!
After cl************** school gathered for a closing ceremony so that we could get our diplomas. This is where it hit me that this trip is really coming to an end. A student from Canada stood before all of us to play us a song. We explained what he was going to do in broken Spanish, but then all of a sudden in English started telling us how his grandfather had passed during our trip - unfortunately he had lost ...