La Ermita de Deva
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... and hear the noise coming from inside room next door - venture in and there it was - packed to the rafters -crammed full of people - not a spare table or bar stool in the place! Just shows what getting old does to you - you go through the wrong door and you miss the party! Tired and dejected we head back to our hotel - in need of sleep and decide to try again tomorrow night!
15/5 .Up early for a hearty breakfast - to fortify ourselves in case we get caught up in the ...
were aimed for a town that had a Cider Museum and tours (Asturias is
famed for it's Cider) but unfortunately closed...booohoo, so drive on
to Gijon, where we will be catching our ferry from. But it forces us
to spend a little more down time too which is certainly not a bad
thing. A Big Brash City with a very charming and pretty old town, we spent a fair bit of time on our bikes just cruising around, eating ...
... although two days on my botty is
still a little tender! And of course Dan and Ella had fun building
their fairy town on the river banks, (such a manly man my Dan!) Onto
Covadonga and the lakes. Said to be a birthplace of the Spanish
Nation as King Pelayo over 1300 yrs ago saw a vision and had it's
first victory over the moors. So it's quite a pilgrimage site and a
pretty cool little church built over ...
Nick disappears back to vallolid. I walk on my own. Really dont see anyone all day. This is a very quiet camino. Some very big hills today. Very tiring and not many bars. Didnt eat breakfast and didnt eat anything until about 3pm. Reminder to myself for saving food from previous night. Sun came out in the afternoon and really lovely weather. Warm enough to strip off the old shirt ...
... So we start walking at 11.30 only to discover that we are going in the opposite direction. So two hours later we get on the right track Get to Gado and check into hotel for 15 euros each. Not much in the town, but saying that there must be about ten discos. Find a fab Spanish restaurant. Eat a big meal of meat which seriously could have fed four. Left most of ...