Last week a group of us got together for an evening of wine tasting in a beautiful old vicarage, complete with chapel, lovingly restored by a British couple who have fallen in love with Asturias. There were 12 of us altogether, quite a mixed bunch: Spanish, English, Irish, Kiwi and Kenyan ! Continue reading “Wine tasting at the vicarage…”
The Eo estuary Partial Nature Reserve stands out for being an important place for birds, during the winter becomes a place of rest or stop for large number of birds come from the north of Europe in search of more benign climates to pass the station. Continue reading “Birds Watching”
In Figueras there are only two fishermen who actually make a living from fishing, Juan and Bane. Today I went out with them so see how it’s done.
Once a year in Ribadeo the bars are called to hold a TAPAS competition where you can taste spectacular bites of food for 1,5€ all accompanied by traditional music. Continue reading “Tapas competition and traditional music”
Figueras is the last town on the Asturian coast before entering to the neighbour Galicia. Continue reading “Finisterre in Asturias is called Figueras”
This route runs entirely by the region of Los Oscos, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2007, and characterized by its great natural values. Continue reading “Best hiking trails in Asturias – Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO”
Design by Rolls Royce and build by Figueras Shipyard, the 81-meter ship is the first Service Operation Vessel made in Spain Continue reading “The launch of a highly sophisticated ship in la Ria del Eo”