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Cudillero | Spain

On our last day in the Asturias region of Spain we left our lovely Airbnb and slowly meandered our way along the coast in the direction of the airport for our afternoon flight back home to Lisbon.  The sunny weather abandoned us as we drove and by the time we arrived in Cudillero it was gently raining… but we couldn´t really be upset as we´d has so many days of sunshine which is really rare here. We had “Fabada” for lunch, a bean and cured pork type of stew which is very salty, smokey and incredibly filling. We have since…

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Oviedo | Spain

Our first stop on our Asturian trip last summer was the small city of Oviedo. As usual, we gravitate towards the food markets… it´s like a built-in compass that we have, impossible to avoid. So it didn´t take us long to find Oviedo´s Mercado, which is where we spent most of our time (and our money). The Asturians are very much into super-stinky blue cheese and cured meats… loads of cured meats. This is not a vegetarian friendly destination, but lucky for us we´re not (vegetarians) and a fair amount of our returning luggage was filled with jamon.

Picos da Europa, Asturias, Spain

Spanish North Coast Roadtrip – Day 4: Perlora to Bilbao.

Click here for day 3: Valdoviño to Perlora. Day 4 found us in the Asturias region, the rainy Asturias region as I have it on good authority that the Asturias just wouldn´t be the same without the rain. *sigh. Are you getting sick of hearing me complain about the rain? You must be, because I am too… but you need to know that we tried really hard to be positive about it. We were all “embrace the rain” “it´s still beautiful…” yada yada… We had our game faces on, I promise. Our plan had been to follow the coast as…