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Semana Santa: Rainy Edition

For the first half of Holy Week, a fellow auxiliar and I went to Asturias, one of the northern comunidades (regions) in Spain.

I went back and forth several times about whether to travel outside of Spain since we had a week and a half of vacation. 1,173 more words


Campamentos de verano multiaventura

DENOMINACIÓN: Campamentos de verano multiaventura

Año: 2018

Tipo: Con pernocta

Organiza: Eduma

Edades: 12 a 17 años


Fechas: 1-14 de julio. 209 more words


Cycle touring in the Picos de Europa - Boca de Huergano to Cangas de Onís

This summer I spent a week bike touring around the Picos de Europa in Northern Spain. Click here for my other posts about the trip. 580 more words


Sunday...on the coast

Big deal in Cangas this morning….Sunday Market, been in existence for 200 years +. It was just opening when we went for coffee…..it is a huge market and people were pouring into town as we walked to the parking lot. 221 more words

This Week in Spanish Civil War History – Week 65/66/67: 10 - 31 October 1937

October 10 

Franco’s Navarrese Brigade are still heading west into Asturias, and reach the small town of Cangas de Onís. The town, deep in the Picos de Europa, is only 65kms from the city of Gijón, which is preparing for invasion. 587 more words


Day Forty Seven

We have a delightful, if unexpected stop today. It was only meant to be a pause to fill up with water, but the busy carpark indicates that an exploration might be in order, so it’s off we go. 323 more words


Our Lady of Covadonga

Welcome to the Picos de Europa in Asturias, Spain, and the Basilica of Covadonga, which is impressive from this perspective, and in a setting to make any tree-hugger swoon. 48 more words