Tag Archives: Oviedo

Home for the holidays

My week long silence has been due to me being back in the frozen north (of England) as I decided to take advantage of the Spanish public holidays and have a couple of weeks back home, rather than twiddling my … Continue reading

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Northern Spain is not just for summer

Popular rumour would have you believe that northern Spain is only fit for visiting from the start of July until the middle of September. Those expounding this tattle would suggest that outside the Galician summer it is wet, windy and closed, … Continue reading

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An Asturian jewel

Oviedo is the capital city of Asturias, founded in the eighth century, and the birthplace of formula one racing driver Fernando Alonso and Carmen Polo, the wife of Spanish dictator General Franco. It is located some 50km south of the airport which … Continue reading

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