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We left Bayonne at 10.00 am having had a breakfast of fruit! We drove through the Pyrenees via St Jean de Luz. There was a fine rain in the mountains. We stopped for lunch having a tortilla roll and cappuccino. We drove for about 4 hours with the best temperature of 11 degrees. It was still cold. We stayed at the Silkin Rio Hotel with sea views! We …
... from16th century. It was one of the first places that offered an audio tour in English. We learnt that bombs had been detonated in the crypt of the cathedral during the Spanish Civil War, but the church has been fully repaired. Many of Oviedo's other historic monuments were also destroyed during the war. The Museo of Bellas Artes has a small but interesting collection, well displayed in another great old building. When contemporary architectural features ...
... 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.
... doing homework and going to bed. Now what am I to do??
Not only am I going to miss Santander, I am going to miss the people. We got to know Dutch, Spanish, and British people really well, and it finally hit me that it is going to be hard to see them go!
Looking ahead to this weekend, I really need some rest! There will be a LOT of touring for the next few days, and before I know it, we will all be heading home!
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 ...