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Again there is no traffic.We arrive in a small town and find a welcoming cafe. Six slices of bacon and two fried eggs for €4.50 cheers us up no end.
We continue riding west in deteriorating conditions and stop briefly for a snack lunch in St Martin. It is slow going in the mist and traffic is heavier here.
... to wrap him as he was taken down from the cross.
There was also a bag and a sandal described as belonging to St. Peter.
And a gilded box with inlaid coral containing relics belonging to the Virgin Mary.
As we walked through some of the chapels lining the main sanctuary, I noticed a statue above a doorway that I have never seen before in a church.
It showed ...
... hear bagpipes and other Celtic sounds. The drink of the area is cider, which comes in many forms, the most popular of which costs about €3 a litre and is consumed in copious amounts - especially, as we saw, at lunch. After the tour, about 3pm, we headed to Gijón on our own and just wandered. Here, the name of the city is pronounced "Hee-yon". Our coffee metric was ...
... covered Christ's face.
Wandering around central Oviedo, we found ourselves in pretty plazas and ran into an array of striking modern open-air sculptures, the most memorable being a pair of legs topped by a pair of large buttocks, and a statue of Woody Allen. Allen expressed a particular affection for Oviedo when filming here for his 2008 movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
We made a couple of day trips from Oviedo. ...
... brought us back to San Martin de Luina where the closure of the main street to vehicles and bunting were signs of some event taking place, so we parked up to investigate. This turned out to be a festival with a number of stalls and attractions laid out in the small 'Plaza Mayor', where we purchased foodie souvenirs - spicy sausage and cheese - which may or may not make it back to the UK. For more immediate consumption, ...