La Corte de Lugas
Travel Blogs from Villaviciosa
Lastres: Friday4July. - Saturday5July
It was not a long trip from Ribadesella to Lastres in the ALSA bus, only about 30 minutes. It was through pretty scenery and through hills, some with gum trees, the road curving along the coast. I had been keen to go to Lastres thinking it was the place I had read about with impressive cliffs. Cliffs it did have, not great ones, but it was Timbres I was really after, that and snorkelling at a place near ...
... After a siesta and some time to relax, me and sophie booked our camping spot and got ready to go our for sushi. We were supposed to meet will, bryan and a few others at la gorda at 830 but we got there at 835 and no one was there. We decided they had either already come or not come at all so we started walking around in the hopes of finding an Italian restaurant. After seeing only cafeterias for 30 minutes, we began asking around for an Italian place and no one seemed ...
... 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 ...
... while me and Shannon learned a lot about each other's lives. We made it down stopping every so often to look at all the cows on the side of the road. We got back into town and took the bus home. We ate dinner which wasn't terrible and then all retreated to our rooms, where I uploaded all the pictures from the day.
I am exhausted but am gonna stay up a little longer to skype with jonathan. Haley just told me my manager at urbanwaxx is no longer there and ...
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