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With 1000km to drive in 2 days to get to Logrono to meet the girls, we had a fair bit of driving to do. We drove out of Portugal along the coast to the North-west corner of Spain before heading along the north coast and stopping for the night in the seaside town of Gijon. Not much to report, we went for a wander along the shore and checked out the city before grabbing a feed and hitting the pillow around ...
... is top class.
Not terribly busy either so you are not constantly fighting with trucks as was the case on the mediterranean coast.
The hills and valleys are very like Ireland, lush green fields and woodland.
Naturally enough there are heavy industries now and again on the landscape but not spoiling it too much.
We went off the A-8 to a small village for the lunch rest and rejoined our odyssey 30 minutes later.
Eventually arriving in a town near Gijon called ...
... late: leading to a mad dash through customs, two escalators an elevator and a shuttle to get to our connecting flight to Oviedo. Luckily, I met Supriya , who is my roommate for the Camino ,at JFK and discovered that were on the same flight. Challenge #2. My luggage didn't make it to Asturias. I didn't see my suitcase again until 10:30 pm. At least I can sleep well tonight and tell you about the first day of the journey tomorrow ...
... road to drive on. Also, there are many animals; such as bulls, sheep,
and goats. The goats were on huge rocks on the cliff, and they had a sheep dog
with them. In spite of all the beauty, it was a little difficult to arrive at
the route. There is only a very small road, with no guard rail for most of the
drive, but nevertheless, we arrived safely. Today, we visited the beach again,
and then returned to the school in Madrid just in time for class.
... artifacts and tools. Unfortunately we had to go after a quick scanning through because we have a reservation for Cueva de Tito Bustillo - it's where one of Spain's best cave art is.
Cueva de Tito Bustillo is in a small port town of Ribadesella, about 1 hour drive from Oviedo. Northern coast especially Asturias in Spain has so many caves and the ones with pre-historic cave art. It was a 1 hour Spanish ...