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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

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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

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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

Picos de Europa

Picos de Europa or the Peaks of Europe are in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain.

Lying only 15km from the Atlantic coast between Oveido and Santander, 376 more words

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