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  • Day17

    Ribadesella, Spain

    June 8, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 13 °C

    Ribadesella is about a 25 minute drive from Llanes and well worth the trip! It is a very busy and popular place on a weekend with something for everyone whether it be a walk along the beautiful waterfront, a visit to the beach (calm side or surf side), fishing, views, restaurants, cafés, bars, or food food food! Cider is big here - when you order a glass of cider, the custom is that the escanciadore (cider pourer) artfully decants fizzing local brews pouring it from a great height! They don't look at the glass or the bottle they pour from! I love that they keep the tradition going!
    We ate at a small cafe that offered a lunch special - entrée, main, dessert, bread and a drink for €12. The waiter did not speak a word of English and of course our Spanish was poorly delivered but another great meal was enjoyed by all. Another custom we've noticed with these special 3 course meals (not only here) is that they put a whole bottle of wine on the table and you drink what you want - one glass or the whole bottle. It is still included in the price as advertised!
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  • Day16


    June 7, 2019 in Spain ⋅ 🌬 14 °C

    On our way to Llanes, our home for two nights, we stopped on the way at a quaint fishing village called Lastres which is located in one of the most stunning landscapes of the Asturian coastline, perched on the cliffs overlooking the sea at the foot of the Sueve Mountain Range.
    Beautiful beaches and views....and lots of restaurants. We had a dish called Fabada,  in which faba beans (large, ivory-white beans with fine texture and delicious flavour) are the key ingredient in a stew of pulses with mixed meats. Delicious!
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  • Day16

    Llanes, Spain

    June 7, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Llanes, a beautiful fishing port, is known for its rugged coastline, framed by the long limestone Sierra del Cuera ridge. Llanes is home to the medieval castellated El Torreón (Tower of Llanes), the Gothic Santa María del Conceyu church, the modernist Llanes Casino building (parts of the surviving town walls date to 1206),  and Paseo San Pedro, a grassy clifftop promenade with crescent-shaped Sablón Beach at its eastern end, all eithin walking distance of our accommodation. We were right in the middle of the town opposite the Llanes Casino building. There are many restaurants, cafés and shops but it was the charm of this place that was most appealing.Read more

  • Day17

    Beaches around Llanes

    June 8, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☁️ 15 °C

    Llanes would be the perfect base to spend a couple of weeks and explore all the beaches and hikes that are here to be enjoyed. We drove to a few beaches that were close:
    Playa de Gulpiyuri - a flooded sinkhole with an inland beach. Roughly 40 meters in length, it is fully tidal due to a series of underground tunnels carved by the salt water of the Cantabrian Sea which allows water from the Bay of Biscay to create small waves.
    Playa de poo de Llanes - don't be fooled by the name. This is a beautiful beach - very fine sand, no waves, a trail to the top of the cliff with a beautiful lookout point and two restaurants overlooking the beach.
    Playa de Cue - also known as Antilles or Canales , is considered a protected landscape, from the environmental point of view (for its vegetation).
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  • Day14

    Colunga - Cudillero

    September 20 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Départ pour 11 h. 🤣 Le temps passe beaucoup trop vite. 😱
    Journée repos donc aucune pression sur les horaires et les kilomètres. Je vais surement m'arrêter au camping de Cudillero ce soir.
    Il n'est pas cher et il n'y a pas de WarmShowers dans ce coin. (Ça reprend bientôt 😉)

    Test du cidre local dans la matinée.
    Pour ce qui est du cidre les Espagnols n'arrive pas à la cheville des Bretons. Cocorico ! 🇨🇵
    Le truc cool c'est qu'il y a des pommes partout sur le bord des routes, donc ravitos express. 😋

    Arrivé à Gijòn le midi, petit repas sur la jetée.
    A non pas petit* 😂
    "Note à moi-même, acheter à manger pour 5 et non pour 10 la prochaine fois. 🤤 Après il faut transporter le reste jusqu'au soir 😅"

    Poser dans un bar juste avant le camping pour regarder le tour de France sur les champs Elysées. 🚴‍♂️🇨🇵
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  • Day86

    A bientôt France - Viva España!

    September 12, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☀️ 19 °C

    Uns haben die schönen Atlantikküsten Frankreichs einfach nicht losgelassen. Zuletzt zu Besuch bei Freunden in ihrer idyllischen Wassermühle. Es entstanden dort auch französische Hundefreundschaften.
    Jetzt sind wir in Nordspanien. Hohe Berge, grüne Almwiesen und sandige wilde Biscaya Strände. Tapas mit Vino und noch immer schön warm am Abend ( Wasser weiterhin zu kalt!) Kurzbesuch bei den schönen Künsten im Guggenheim-Museum in Bilbao.

    The beautiful Atlantic coasts of France simply didn't let us go. Lastly to visit friends in their idyllic water mill. There also French dog friendships developed.
    Now we are in Northern Spain. High mountains, green alpine meadows and sandy wild Biscaya beaches. Tapas with vino and still warm in the evening (water still too cold!) Short visit to the beautiful arts in the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.
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  • Day13

    Potes - Colunga

    September 19 in Spain ⋅ ☁️ 20 °C

    Matinée sous une légère pluie. Idéal pour grimper la montagne, moins pour les photos.😅📸
    Au bout de 30 km de montée de Potes à Fuente Dé. ⛰️🔝 Me voilà au funiculaire !

    Rendez-vous tout en haut pour toucher les nuages, et avoir une vue à 360° sur tout le Parc national des Picos de Europa. 😍

    Entre le vent, le froid et la pluie les conditions étaient extrêmement là-haut. 😄
    Mais il en faut plus pour me stopper, surtout que la descente de l'innnnnfiiiiniiiii du sommet de la montagne jusqu'au niveau de la mer, était incroyable ! 💯

    Après les descentes qu'y a-t-il ? Et oui des montées. 😂🚵‍♂️ + de 3200 mètres de dénivelé positif aujourd'hui 🤯 et ça s'en prendre en compte le funiculaire.

    Deux trois Cols de franchis, en mettant la misère à deux trois vélos de route 😝 et de retour sur le bord de côte. 🏖️

    Pas de WarmShowers ce soir. Le vélo comme le bonhomme on besoin de passer à la machine donc camping ! 🏕️
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  • Oct1

    Support Strong Kids!

    October 1, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 12 °C

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  • Day5

    Easter Sunday

    April 21, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    The guide book says 23km, my iPhone says 24.9km and my wrist pedometer says 29.2km - but that includes the walks to the bar from the albergue. Rolling hills, steep hills, little hills, bucolic pastoral scenes, old farm houses, smart and brightly painted newer ones, interesting “Indianos” style houses, a huge kiwi plantation, babbling brooks and a big river, ancient footpaths through medieval forests, moss covered stone bridges and glimpses of huge modern viaducts and motorways, people, cows, sheep, goats, dogs, chickens and even a rabbit in a field - and all in one day!Read more

  • Day2

    Scary mountains

    April 18, 2019 in Spain ⋅ 🌧 12 °C

    I’ve arrived in Oviedo via the Alvia train from Madrid. Through some mountains that look spectacular - and very steep. Snow on some. My challenge for the next few weeks.
    Staying in the municipal albergue tonight.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Province of Asturias, Provinz Asturien, Asturias, Asturies, Província d'Astúries, Province d'Asturies, Asturie, アストゥリアス

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