Villa de Gijon
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I now totally understand why it is called a weather forecast because we should only use as guidance like the Gps. As technology improves sometimes we are so easy to reply on it, then when nature shows us the real world maybe it could be a bit late to realize. Well we had another great little sail today, I was planning to fly the spinnaker easy surf west with the predicted north easterly force 3 or 4 so left the ...
... the bridge, we walked through the village for a few minutes before coming to the bottom of a hike. Eventually me and Caitlin convinced Mum and Dad to hike at least part of the track. So we hiked up lots of steep, slippery rocks. There were two paths, one of them went to a viewing point, 10 minutes up the track, and the other was an hour and a half long hike up the hill.
After we had hiked part of the way up the track, we came back down ...
... the owners ran like a hostel using AirBnB. There was four or five bedrooms with people in them, I think all with en suites and locks on the door with a shared kitchen. Pretty nice really. The owners were there to meet us but didn’t speak a word of English and we still had almost no Spanish so we did some pointing to be shown around our room and the keys and wifi etc. From there we were shown the the kitchen which was madness – there was about 6 people in there ...
... br> was directed to raft up against us – great!
The guidebooks had stated that along
this part of the coast there would be an apparent lack of, how shall
I put it, facitilies /welcome for visiting yachts. Each harbour is
more or less equipped for local boats which are either commercial
fishing boats or small craft. Our guidebooks are 10+ and 6 years
old, it appears as nothing has changed.
Anyway, we ...
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.