Hotel El Mirador de Deva
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... were soon being seranaded by a Celtic group ,complete with bagpipes. There is still a strong Celtic influence in the Cody in spite of the fact they were taken over by the Romans in the 9th century AD. Cider flowed freely and we had a very good insight into Asturias culture. Guy joined the cider ritual but I decided to stick to the very good local wine. Headed off to bed quite late (for us) satisfied, not feeling as though we had missed anything by not going to Tierra Astur.
... A Fantastic Play Park for Ella kept her amused (these Spaniards are just so darn good at public places). Dan was delighted by a Train museum, the locomotive lover he is and we got to a lovely Swimming Complex which Ella really enjoyed. Even had a 'Thalaso Pool' with massaging jets and salt water. MMMM, although we all had to wear thongs and head caps, which I found rather amusing when you see the amount of body hair some of these ...
... 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 ...
... it impossible to take in any spanish that Nick was teaching me. I think my head is so overloaded, it cant take any more! I really must find a way to manage my business better. When i am back. The obvios solution is to get some more help in the office. I am not sure John has the interest and or energy! Dostiesty idiots emmerson self reliance Just been told i look like bill ...
Hung over this morning after long evening with mr drinkwater. Learned small beer canja pronounced canya This is a big cider area where they pour it from a bottle at a height and it is drunk like shots. Small amount straight down. Then wait for waiter to pour again. Last night Good meal of beans , blood sausage and choriizo. Fabada. Great restaurant. Also ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed