Melia Hotel de la Reconquista
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... and then. The funny thing was every time we get close to a cape, strong gust come with big swell and breaking waves which made us a little uncomfortable; then as soon as we pass the wind drops and sea calms a little as if it was trying to tell us something?!? The most amazing scene was just before entering the bay of Gijon, this long fish jumped out of the wave then dived into another! Perhaps that was the welcome ...
... 8211; into the glass they are holding by their side to make sure it has the natural bubbles from being churned up like that. Pretty impressive, although inevitably there is always some spillage - which our Irishman wasn't too impressed with! And they only pour a tiny bit at a time, I guess so you can drink that while it’s still fizzy and then get him to pour some more. Anyway it was great entertainment. The pourers usually turn away from you as to decrease the ...
Apologies for the lack of updates, we ran out of internet credits and what we had left was used to check the weather, and from what you will see in the coming entries we were near fairly small villages therefore getting a top up was impossible.
We left Gijon in the morning and headed
for our next destination. The guidebooks do not have a great write
up about the place but it's an inbetween ...
We spent a few days in Gijon which was a very interesting town, with a wonderful atmosphere and great cultural activities. We just happened to be there whilst a cultural festival was going on. Each evening there was a concert by the marina, which displayed the various styles of music of the (Asturian) region.
The town itself was fairly modern, with a few hidden gems.
A most pleasant stay.
We visited the main sites like the beautiful Cathedral and the old part of town which was nice. Than we had dinner in a small restaurant where we tried some Asturian dishes like Fabada. Walked a little more and than got our car out of the parking and drove back to the camping. 28th We left for Santander but when we got near the weather was so awful that we continued to Bilbao. We found a camping near the coast and arrived there around 4 ...