Parador de Gijon
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... for another time along with a visit to St Vincent.
Back to Lastres..... As we had such a short time after changing plans, Peter opted to book at Palacio We thought it would be great being 200 metres from the beach as per the hotel description. We got off the bus at the first stop in the village, down near the sea, to find we needed to walk up to the hotel via a few sets of steps and road!! We were quite puffed by the time we reached the ...
... to convince luke to reschedule his flight home and come with us to italy instead. He said he'd think about it and meanwhile came back to Ovida with us to book his bus ticket for san sebastian. we hungout and then had dinner. None of us wanted to go out so we stayed in and watched the game, germany against brazil. germany scored 5 goals in 10 minutes and it was pretty much over from that point on. The final score was 1-7 and brazillians were burning their own flag in ...
... I'll admit it, the main reason for coming to Oviedo is Vicky Christina Barcelona (highly recommended if you wanna see Javier Bardem in suave mode). But the city did not disappoint. The casco antiguo (old preserved city center) is a delight! Very much Spanish style, but with added colors and flowers. We spent only 2 hours there but could snap a few shots and bring back some local cider. We'll definitely be ...
... the Brazilian debacle made the Spanish feel better about themselves and their "maracanazo". I think there's a German word for it. Ah yes, Schadenfreude. Enjoying the grass, the mountains, the rain... This is like Spain's own personal Scotland! Gijon feels like a Spanish city, but very much with a more northern twist, Victorian inspired building elements being visible here and ...
... two packages of cheese and some salami. It was all excellent. I had 4 glasses of wine and was feeling pretty tipsy by the end of lunch. We had great conversation and everything was sooo good I wish I could go on hikes like that all the time. After about an hour we decided to head back down and it had gotten a lot colder at this point. On our way out we noticed a swing set and it reminded me of Addy and her love of swinging. We walked back down a different trail, ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility