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.
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”
The ruins of the most famous and longest excavated Castro in Asturias are in Coaña. Continue reading “4th Century BC – Castro de Coaña”
Asturias is a paradise for lovers of water sports, with kayaking, sailing, snorkelling, windsurfing, canoeing, water skiing, fishing… But if there’s a star sport, it has to be surfing. Continue reading “Surfers Paradise”