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The nine see baths tradition

September arrives and with it, a tradition very settled by these lands. The 9 bathrooms.Do you know what it is? It is said that if during the month of September you take nine baths in a row, of at ...
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Horreo

Horreos and Paneras

Today we want to tell you about one of the most typical constructions of Asturias, the horreos (and paneras)It is not the only typical Asturian construction, but perhaps the most famous. There are ...
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MIDE measurement method

How long is my MIDE? The MIDE as a method to measure hiking difficulty

Hello, we present our new post.  In this oportunity we talk about the MIDE method, an objective method to measure the difficulty of a hiking trail.How do you know if a trekking route is easy or ...
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Asturcon

Asturian local breeds. El Asturcon

Today we would like to tell you about one of the breeds of native animals around here: “Los Asturcones”.Within the native asturian breeds, it is perhaps the best known. They are small horses, but ...
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Frost. Beauty and danger in the snow

I am sure you know the frost well, and more now during winter. But do you know which dangers they have linked to snow?The frost is formed at night, by the drop of temperature and the condensation of ...
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Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking? What are you talking about?

 Hello, we present our new post. This time we are talking about Nordic Walking. You've ever asked me "what's Nordic Walking about?." Here's a brief explanation. I hope you like it, ...
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Rubbish in the countryside

How to shit in the bush?

(Walk during the daylight, the night is mine) Sustainability, helping nature.  What should I do when I have to shit?   This is the Blog post I've wanted to do, since we started on the. ...
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La Güestia - Halloween

Andai de día, que la nuechi ye mía

(Walk during the daylight, the night is mine)Local traditions in Asturias, and much more...  Do you think that enlightened pumkins are just for american Halloween? We are nearly in the All ...
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Trekking

Social media and Nature preservation

  Lets talk about social media and Nature preservation.  Have you ever thought that we can affect seriously Nature, just because of how we use Social Media?  Watch our video blog and ...
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Asturian History

What is behind the title of “Principality” of Asturias?

This week has been celebrated the "Asturian Day", and there is a detail that I think is curious and little known. As you know, the official name of Asturias, is that of "Principality of". ...
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Trekking

Tips for trekking. Today, ticks.

  Tips for trekking.  Have you ever had problems with ticks and other insects.  Today, we talk about ticks.  (english subtitled)    Asturian Ways Channel ...
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Trekking

Tips for trekking. Today, ticks.

  Tips for trekking.  Have you ever had problems with ticks and other insects.  Today, we talk about ticks.  (english subtitled)    Asturian Ways Channel ...
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Trekking

Is there a DUTCH Santiago Way?

I am sure you know some of the best-known Caminos de Santiago. The French Way, the Primitive Way, the Northern Way, the Lebaniego Way... Everyone walks through the north of Spain. The French one ...
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La puya’l ramu

We present to you an ancestral Asturian tradition. It has been since the 14th century documented, although it is believed to have pre-Christian origins, similar to the German Erntedank and other ...
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Mina de Texeu

A Neolithic mine, a Belgian engineer and an English company.

Few people know that there were many more mines than just coal mines all around the north of Spain. In addition, most people does not know very much about mining before the 19th century. This is a ...
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Vara de monte

Wooden canes

If you ever forget your mountain canes, you can always try to find a branch dropped to the ground and using it as a cane. Never take one of a living tree, it could be a protected specie.All ...
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Gafas de emergencia - remedio esquimal

Emergency sunglasses

Have you forgotten your sunglasses and you are going to a snow area? There is an emergency solution. It is an Eskimo invention to prevent damage from sunlight in situations of maximum exposure. It ...
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Mastín en el monte

Why should we not pet dogs in the bush?

If you like dogs as much as us, if you are concerned about animal welfare, please do not touch or feed them when you find one in the bush. They are not pets, but shepherd dogs or herd defence dogs. ...
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