• Day45

    Day 45a. Gijon, Spain

    September 18, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    We walked along the marina past the Nordeste sculpture by Vaquero Turcios up through the Parque Cerro de Santa Catalina to the fortifications and Elogio del Horizonte (Praise to the Horizons) concrete sculpture by Eduardo Chillida (1990).
    On this headland we saw La Fontica, a small spring used since 1AD and the remains of the city’s defensive system, built between 17th and 20th centuries.
    Back toward the Cimavilla (old town) along the city wall.
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