One of the many surprises I encountered during my time in Asturias, Spain were the sidrerias, or the cider houses. Fresh off, er, straight off a trans-Atalntic, overnight flight, just after a quick stop at the hotel, my guide Hugo took me to my first ever sidreria, Tierra Astur in Oviedo. Upon our arrival, we[…]
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Can you guess where in the world this picture was taken?
Cudillero is a small fishing village in the principality of Asturias in northern Spain. I arrived in Cudillero on a sunny morning and was dropped off at the Hotel Casona de la Paca. The immaculate old villa was built by emigrants who returned to Spain after becoming wealthy in the Americas, known as “indianos.” After[…]