Quinta de Villanueva
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Ah Asturias, why are your waters warmer than southern Portugal? Anyways, this is the most expensive campground we've been too so far, but also the best view by far. You get both the ocean and the mountains from Picos de Europa. The camping is called La Paz, maybe because it's on a cliff above the ...
Took the old fashioned narrow gauge train for a day trip to Llanes, an old whaling town. The train and all the little stations en route were like stepping back in time. The station was deserted when I arrived but I managed to find a man in a back room who gave me a ticket and wrote down the number 11. I took this to mean the train was running half an hour late. It actually arrived about an hour late. When it ...
... of space, ( we don't know what you call them-no wonder they have found artefacts from many groups living in the caves over a long period of time), before reaching the main cave wall display. There are two horses that are immediately obvious, but as the guide shines his torch on other parts, and especially when you crouch down and look up, many more animals come to light! It is amazing how the artist used the contours of the rock to make ...
... very excited that we were able to see a work of his! The building of his that we saw was the Capricho - decorated with tiles that have sunflower designs and music notes on them. It's a unique place, for sure! Gaudí was highly influenced by nature, so his architecture is one of a kind.
We had a great time on our first excursion! We will be going on these trips every weekend to see what is around our school.
Until next time,
... one day, but even the replica of the cave was stunning. It gives a lot of insight as to what people thought about and did back then, and it is such a beautiful thing to see. Since they have officially closed down the real caves due to the wearing down of the art from hundreds of thousands of tourists, the replica would have to do. And it was great!
After the museum, we headed out into some of ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed