La Tahona de Besnes
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... the sun beating down on it.
San Vicente looks like a lovely little town, so it's a shame we won't be able to see more of it, but we're making as much progress as we can while the wind's in our favour. Our fridge isn't working at the moment, so we're hot-footing it to A Coruna as quickly as we can so we can get it fixed. Besides, the weather will improve still further once we round the north west corner of Spain.
... with calves and foals, all with bells around their necks and in the case of the cows, bellowing their heads off, started descending on the town from all directions. What a spectacle! We didn't mind being held up for another hour or so. Apparently later in the day it all concludes with a ho-down (festa I think they call it here) in the streets of town. Not sure if the livestock gets to join in!
Finally got on our way again - down into another canyon valley - not ...
We have spent 3 wonderful days in a small village set in a beautiful, tranquil valley near the Picos de Europa national park. Our apartment was located in a very traditional, brightly coloued Asturian house. On arrival the extremely friendly owners presented us with a plate of Asturain salami and cheese and a bottle of cider (6%) which was very nice but the language barrier was extreme due to their dialect, rapid-fire speech and zero English. Some difficulites ...
In 1996 we were in the northern slopes of the Picos de Europa, but we were not prepared to drive a caravan into these superb mountains in the borderland of Cantabria, Asturias and Castilla y León. Getting there from Burgos requires a climb over a 1350 meter pass with a steep slope going down to the valley of Potes, the main point of departure for explorations of ...
... only mid-afternoon when we arrived in Caceres so headed into town. We had unwittingly visited during Holy Week and were unexpected spectators of a Palm Sunday parade, something which seems to be taken very seriously in the area. To us it was quite odd but a very interesting and impressive spectacle nonetheless. Great rows of hooded figures, wearing purple and black pointy Ku Klux Klan style hoods representing those who have sinned, and massive elaborate floats adorned with ...
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