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Maybe there is a message that I will be challenged by this trip. I was preparing to walk my two mile before leaving for JFK yesterday: the usual "walk to run an errand" up the greenway trail; stop to get something done ; and go east on 25A to Gnarled Hollow back home. I planned to stop at the ATT store to make absolutely sure that I had my phone on …
With 1000km to drive in 2 days to get to Logrono to meet the girls, we had a fair bit of driving to do. We drove out of Portugal along the coast to the North-west corner of Spain before heading along the north coast and stopping for the night in the seaside town of Gijon. Not much to report, we went for a wander along the shore and checked out the city before grabbing a feed and hitting the pillow around ...
... we were driving around like lost sheep for a bit but eventually spotted a camping sign. It was along the promenade at Perlora a separate hamlet but connected by a cycling/walking path.
After checking in and connecting electricity we took to the bikes and cycled into Candas to take a few pictures and admire the lovely harbour and spotless pier. I was on lookout for a Ferreteria or hardware shop as I want to buy a paella pan and the burner for it as I want more stuff to fill my shed. ...
... as with cats like to perch up high so there were also some nests in the grass and other convenient places. I realised I had never seen seagull chicks before. totally unremarkable compared with other baby birds buy interesting none the less. We had some Kiwis staying with us in the small apartments so someone new to chat to over drinks and dinner. They were managing to drive vast distances and double back as they went places on a whim. Not quite how we are doing it. ...
... road to drive on. Also, there are many animals; such as bulls, sheep,
and goats. The goats were on huge rocks on the cliff, and they had a sheep dog
with them. In spite of all the beauty, it was a little difficult to arrive at
the route. There is only a very small road, with no guard rail for most of the
drive, but nevertheless, we arrived safely. Today, we visited the beach again,
and then returned to the school in Madrid just in time for class.