El Figon de Mon
Travel Blogs from Soto del Barco
... 8221; (for want of a
better word) a rather awkard night with the swell rolling in ever so
gently which reminded us of Alderney and Dale (Pembrokeshire) where
we would roll and come to an abrupt halt with a squeak of the ropes
and the rub of the fenders against the pontoon (except in Alderney
where there was no pontoon just an abrupt halt). At least we got a
decent sail in the day before and did not have to pay for the berth.
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.
We visited the main sites like the beautiful Cathedral and the old part of town which was nice. Than we had dinner in a small restaurant where we tried some Asturian dishes like Fabada. Walked a little more and than got our car out of the parking and drove back to the camping. 28th We left for Santander but when we got near the weather was so awful that we continued to Bilbao. We found a camping near the coast and arrived there around 4 ...
... me salsa and merengue and we danced for about 45 minutes while families and passersby would stop and stare at us. We were all drunk and speaking spanish and dancing and having so much fun, I didn't want it to end. It was late however and miguel and luke needed to go eat dinner with their host family, so they left and Kory went back to Ovida. Zak, Sophie and I went to a pizza place for dinner and finally got zak to talk to us about Mike. We'd ...
Well, Friday was one for the books. I woke up and decided not to go to class since it was the last day I would be able to skip class. I slept until 12 and then made breakfast while watching Scandal, and eventually went down to eat lunch with everyone who had just gotten back from school. Many of them were going on the excursion and didn't want to go out, but I was determined to be **** faced cause it had been awhile since I was truly drunk. Me, Sophie and ...