Hotel Mieres del Camino
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... of meat hanging up in the smoke to be cured.
We treat ourselves to an excellent evening meal. I have a thick cut of veal and Mick has wild boar. Great sauces and a good local red wine.
It rains all night but we are snug in the hotel. Don't believe that line about only on the plain. It rains pretty seriously in the mountains here. ...
... of the excursion listed lunch as lasting two hours.
Now it was time to work off some of that meal with the walking tour of Oviedo.
The highlight was the Cathedral de San Salvador de Oviedo.
Although construction began in the 13th century, it took 300 years to complete, and even then, they never got around to finishing the second steeple. Our guide said ...
... it was a smaller cup and take-away. The children amazed us. From about 2 years of age, they scoot around on various types of pedal-less bikes and scooters. And, they are incredibly active; everywhere, they are running and climbing and jumping, with parents passively observing. I did not see one obese child; coincidence? Tomorrow is La Coruna. I do not know how long I can keep up this ...
It was a beautiful afternoon when we arrived in Oviedo. The compact but characterful and historic 'casco antiguo' (Old Town) of Asturias' civilised capital is agreeably offset by elegant parks and busy, modern shopping streets. Oviedo's university was founded in 1608, and industry took off in the 19th-century - the city today is a major producer of textiles, weapons and food. A siege at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War destroyed ...
... Martin de Luina and about five miles inland from the coast, the road became single-track, quickly climbing to well over 2,000 feet. The panoramic view down towards the sea was spectacular and as we descended we never met another vehicle which was just as well as passing opportunities were few and far between and the drop perilous. This didn't deter a number of keen road-cyclists who we overtook on the way up. That's ...