Hotel El Mirador de Deva
Travel Blogs from Gijón
... the church and cemetery and lookouts.
The view from the hill was a beauty, especially when there were clouds below the tops of the Picos de Europa in the distance.As we walked up the winding streets we spotted a seagull sitting on a nest on a roof. We both commented that we had never seen a seagull on a nest so close before, and certainly not seagull chicks. Then we saw two chicks! The seagull parent was squawking a warning by this, ...
... to convince luke to reschedule his flight home and come with us to italy instead. He said he'd think about it and meanwhile came back to Ovida with us to book his bus ticket for san sebastian. we hungout and then had dinner. None of us wanted to go out so we stayed in and watched the game, germany against brazil. germany scored 5 goals in 10 minutes and it was pretty much over from that point on. The final score was 1-7 and brazillians were burning their own flag in ...
... I'll admit it, the main reason for coming to Oviedo is Vicky Christina Barcelona (highly recommended if you wanna see Javier Bardem in suave mode). But the city did not disappoint. The casco antiguo (old preserved city center) is a delight! Very much Spanish style, but with added colors and flowers. We spent only 2 hours there but could snap a few shots and bring back some local cider. We'll definitely be ...
... the Brazilian debacle made the Spanish feel better about themselves and their "maracanazo". I think there's a German word for it. Ah yes, Schadenfreude. Enjoying the grass, the mountains, the rain... This is like Spain's own personal Scotland! Gijon feels like a Spanish city, but very much with a more northern twist, Victorian inspired building elements being visible here and ...
... to find out what happened.. She said it was a mutual decision but I'm sure somethin went down.
Kaleigh wants to come with us to Italy and I think that'd be awesome. I really like her and I think the three of us have good chemistry. I'm hoping some others will want to come too because the more the merrier.
I told haley that will was holding my hand the other night and I probably shouldn't have. It's not a big deal but I still feel weird about it.
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed