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Travel Blogs from Barro
Awoke late with the fat German next door in the camper talking about something. Given it was half way through the morning the caffeine fix was calling. Happy to say the coffee at the camp site restaurant was excellent, as was the cake. After brekky and feeling lethargic I unpacked all my gear seeking some unnecessary stuff to send back, unfortunately one spanner a pair of undies and a T shirt was all I could find and hardly ...
... was at the back. However like a well oiled machine hey started to peel off and engines roared into life. Leaving the Port I checked the GPS - the route I had been shared was not working so - a manual input was required to Picos (note to self don't let others play with my tech...), Riding through central Santander with GPS was a dream, soon on the N... Headin south towards my destination, this is what we want. Quiet main roads compared to UK (and Perth...) ...
We spec out a good spot and get the tents up. Only just in time as the clouds roll in and heavy rain arrives. But the campsite restaurant and bar is dry and welcoming. There seems to be just one set evening meal so that's what we order: a serious salad followed by calamari and chips, a bottle of wine or a bottle of water, all for €10. That'll do it.
As we tuck in the ...
We do like mountains, especially in fine weather - nature's theme park for thrills and spectacle. Over the years we have enjoyed the Highlands of Scotland, the Italian Dolomites, Austrian, Swiss and French Alps, Pyrenees, to name a few, but I only became aware of Spain's Picos de Europa a couple of years ago during our 'Grand Tour'. On that occasion our route meant that we would be visiting in late September and we didn't think the weather would be ideal, so we would leave it ...
... and central massifs.
The walk wasnn't particularly taxing with the only climb a steady one at the start out of Poncebos, a tiny straggle of buildings, in to the wide and mostly bare early stages of the gorge. Gradually the gorge became narrower and its walls thick with vegetation, creating greater contrast with the alpine heights above. The last stages of the walk were probably the prettiest; as we descended nearer the ...