Saturday 4th May At cock crow Lesley, Wendy, Andy and I (plus the two dogs, for the pedants) were up and off into the Monfragüe Park. Our campsite was the nearest to the National Park, but it was still 14kms to the centre, too far to cycle, so we all crowded into our van and … Continue reading Monfragüe National Park
Friday 3rd May Day 8 Dear Reader, I am sorry that I am not as up to date with my posts as I would like to be, but life on the road with the Fosketts is pretty fast paced. In fact, it can be just this side of hectic! However, As I always have my … Continue reading Hungry in Salamanca
Thursday 2ndMay The Foskett and Jones’ vans crept out of Riaño and continued southward along the N625 through beautiful valleys dotted with charming hamlets, more Tyrolean than the Spain I had expected. Every church had at least one stork nesting on its belfry. We skirted the region’s capital Leon and joined the A66, the motorhomers, … Continue reading An Unexpected Reunion and a new Decathlon
Wednesday 1 May Thursday morning it was freezing cold as Alf and I stepped out of the van for his morning ‘constitutional’. We were high up (1130m) in the mountains in the village of Riaño. All thoughts about the temperature quickly disappeared when I saw the amazing view that I published a few days ago. … Continue reading Riaño
Tuesday 30thApril Following feed back from one of my daughters, I have included more photos in this blog. The morning dawned again, sunny and bright, with the snow on the peaks of the Picos glinting enticingly. (I only wrote that so I can include Andy's great photo below...) Snow-capped Picos The plan for today was … Continue reading San Vicente and back again!
Thursday 2nd May I know I have jumped a few days but this what we woke up to this morning, the view from the Aire in Riano Last night the temperature dropped to about 2°C, but what a view!
Monday 29th April Jean Paul Sartre thought that Santillana was the prettiest village in Spain; and so far, so do we! Andy and Lesley stayed in a hotel here last year, on their cycle trip with Dom and Ruth, along the north coast and it was certainly worth another visit. The village is built around … Continue reading Santilla del Mar