Pousada San Miguel Hotel
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... pests. They vary as you move from Galicia to Asturias, we found a particularly fine example outside Oviedo. You can see the onions drying on the outside.
Oviedo is a surprising city, not one full of a tourists. Housing for the 225,000 inhabitants consists almost entirely of apartment buildings, our first thought was that it was not an attractive city as many of these are pretty uninspired. However every street has beautiful, well tended trees and ...
... bus route was just brilliant - it took you through gorges, past sheer cliff faces, alongside mountains and farms etc etc.
We got to Fuente Te and took the cable car into the clouds. Shame we were unable to see the last 150 m but nevertheless it was excellent.
When we got back to San Vicente we enjoyed some local delicacies. A most enjoyable day.
We stayed in Santander at anchor and enjoyed a chill day - basically did nothing but rest and read. We're in no particular hurray.
In the morning we headed off for San Vicente. It was a very pleasant passage. Very little wind and swell, so we motored most of the the way. In the background we could see the Picos but the visibility wasn't the best, so photos would not do justice showing off this wonderful coastline.
We got to San Vicente ...
... the most interesting part of our trip today. A tour guide took our group into a small individual room where people on death row during medieval times were locked up. I thought being in a cave would make me nervous, but the cave was nothing compared to how small and closed off this prison was. What is worse is that they used this prison during the Spanish Civil War (circa 1930s). Its scary to think they would have used such an inhumane place in recent history. But of ...
... br> After a long day or walking, it was time to head home. I am really happy we went on these excursions because I feel like I learned a lot more than I would have if I just had free time. It really made me appreciate the culture of northern Spain. I'm sad it's over!
Tomorrow is our free day and I'm excited. After that, a long week of classes, the final, and then we head to Salamanca!
I'll be keeping you posted!