Sunday, July 3, 2011

Wrong plane??



Did we get on the wrong plane?  The third night we were here August and Spencer went to a Fiesta for San Juan.  The fiesta was on a small island in the Rio Sella and started at 10 or 11PM; the bonfire was lit at midnight so it was a bit late for the other boys and me.  What they found was pretty surprising.  They wondered if we had landed in Wales or Scotland.  Check it out...


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People run around the bonfire while bagpipes are played.  Cider is sold by the bottle (1L) with a coupon given at the same time.  The coupon entitles the holder to a second bottle for 50 cents.  Spencer had a glass and left the remainder of the bottle for someone else.
The music has been quite a surprise to us.  We are seeing the Celtic influence on Asturias.

Another day we stumbled upon what looked like a wedding reception outside of the town hall, Ayuntamiento.  These two were playing music for the crowd.  This has probably been the most unexpected experience we have had here.


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