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We woke earlier today and headed to the Millars apartment for a 9am breakfast. Andrew & Co had gone to way too much trouble. It was better than any breakfasts we have had so far. Pastries, Bircher museli with fresh strawberries, fruit, scrambled eggs & toast. It was DELICIOUS!
After breakfast Leana, Meg, Andie, Lily & I headed to the shops and spent most of our christmas, spending money, left over birthday money & the money our ...
... school and other points of interest along the way. We get to a look out over the ocean. The wind is blowing. Mac assures me the view from the top is worth getting cold and wet. He chooses to stay in the car with Lily.When I imagined the view on a clear day, it was worth it.
We stop on the way home at a bar/restaurant for a pre lunch drink & to sample some traditional Spanish 'chicken broth' ( I forget ...
... to checkout the sales. The rest of us continue our walking tour of the city, lolly shop and beach.
We are all enjoying having different company and new conversations. Lily is getting lots of attention and cuddles. She is able to have her play time on a mat on the floor for the first time in 6 weeks. Although she does learn quickly that when she rolls over and bumps her head on ...
... gets dark. We stop for dinner and face time Leana. We are just over 2 hours away. Andrew has discovered our plan but the kids have no idea.
She has organised for us to go into the apartment. She sends through directions and we hit the road again.
Lily is fed and is coping well. We put her on her tummy at each stop and let her kick and wriggle her crazies out. It is a lot to ask of her to sit in that car seat for 10 hrs+ but with the help ...
First days in Oviedo have been a little weird. The city is supposedly small but I'm still pretty much completely lost wherever I go excluding a few places. Although if you go up to a park above my apartment you can see the snow covered cordilleras (mountains) and it's pretty beautiful. I can't wait until the weather is warmer and less rainy so I can go on hikes. Other than that, I'm just trying to get used to living in ...