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Winding Down in Gijon

Winding Down in Gijon Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time – Bertrand Russel It’s interesting to be doing my standard Sunday night post from Gijon on the northern coast of Spain.  I’ve gotten pretty far from my normal … Continue reading

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The Aquarium in Gijon

The Aquarium in Gijon My first full day in Gijon and I decided to head to the aquarium.  It was a nice little aquarium in the format you see a lot of them in these days.   It started with a … Continue reading

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Last day in Oviedo

Last day in Oviedo One last day in Oviedo before I head for Gijon. A few last shots from around the city including an ancient Roman fountain still in tact, and my first bowl of a fabada (fava been stew … Continue reading

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Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias

Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias So I’m back in Oviedo before heading up to the coast to Gijon for a few days. So I decided to catch some of the sites I missed when I was here a couple … Continue reading

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Camino Primitivo – Day 2

Camino Primitivo – Day 2 A little more regular of a hiking day on day 2, up in the dark, got ready and out the door about 8:15. Misty morning, pretty but was burning off and knew it would be … Continue reading

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Camino de Primitivo – Day 1

Camino de Primitivo – Day 1 My first day on the Camino Primitivo. Started with breakfast in Oviedo and headed out about 9:30. A late start for me on a trail but I had a very short walk today, only … Continue reading

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Oviedo – Part 2

Oviedo – Part 2 So the afternoon was good, checked into my hotel and had that minute of panic when they ask you to hand over your passport.  No worries, I’m an experienced traveler who knows they don’t need the … Continue reading

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Oviedo – Part 1

Oviedo – Part 1 Welcome to Oviedo! Look who was waiting for me.  Apparently since he used Oviedo as a fill-in for his Barcelona film, they built him a statue. Beautiful train ride once the sun came up. Rolling through … Continue reading

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Traveling Alone

Traveling Alone This is why I travel alone to places that challenge me and today has certainly been a challenge. Now this has to be kept in perspective, all of this is self imposed and I could take a taxi … Continue reading

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Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (straight story)

Day 5 Great Glen Way – Drumnodrochit to Inverness (the straight story) The long walk home. So I’ll be writing two versions of my 5th day on the Great Glen. The first will be the fairly standard trip report of … Continue reading

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