La Casona de La Roza
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There is no sign of breakfast at the Grandas Hostal so we are on the road at 9am. There are miles of beautiful roads here in Asturias. We ride over two low passes of 1200 and 1700 metres respectively. Unfortunately any altitude over 800m is in cloud so ready have few good views and the riding is difficult. There are lots of lakes created by small dams across ...
We docked in the Spanish town of Gijon (pronounced HEE-chon) but we had done a bit of research and decided there would be nothing of interest for us here.
So we booked a cruise excursion named “The Best of Aviles and Oviedo.”
It didn’t start out very well.
The town of Aviles doesn’t really have much to offer to outsiders.
Our guide, Patricia ...
What a day! The top stories today are about the people we met and observed. We began with a tour of Alvirés, a delightful town with roots reaching back to the 13th century. Our group of about 25 explored the old part of town with a guide who was obviously from the Asturias region of Spain. She patiently explained that we are not going to see Flamenco dancers; rather, we were more ...
It was a beautiful afternoon when we arrived in Oviedo. The compact but characterful and historic 'casco antiguo' (Old Town) of Asturias' civilised capital is agreeably offset by elegant parks and busy, modern shopping streets. Oviedo's university was founded in 1608, and industry took off in the 19th-century - the city today is a major producer of textiles, weapons and food. A siege at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War destroyed ...
... Martin de Luina and about five miles inland from the coast, the road became single-track, quickly climbing to well over 2,000 feet. The panoramic view down towards the sea was spectacular and as we descended we never met another vehicle which was just as well as passing opportunities were few and far between and the drop perilous. This didn't deter a number of keen road-cyclists who we overtook on the way up. That's ...