Life in Gijon

For some reason, I’m not big on writing posts unless there’s some sort of message or lesson I learned behind it. However, I’ve realized that once in a while it’s okay, and also that perhaps some of my readers are curious about what life is like in Gijon, Asturias.

To be honest when I first laid eyes on Gijon, I was not at all pleased, and thought about living in Oviedo instead. It didn’t help that my first experience with Gijon was the busy and noisy Avenida de la Constitucion and I was running everywhere without a map to handle my NIE paperwork. However, after a tour of the prettier parts of the city, and seeing the beach I luckily decided to stick to Gijon.

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