"GOODBYE TO THE HEALTH SPA STABLES" Borines Things to Do Tip by AsturArcadia

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  • GOODBYE TO THE HEALTH SPA STABLES - Borines
  • GOODBYE TO THE HEALTH SPA STABLES - Borines
  • GOODBYE TO THE HEALTH SPA STABLES - Borines
  • GOODBYE TO THE HEALTH SPA STABLES - Borines
  • 'PWAH!!!!!!' - Borines
      'PWAH!!!!!!'
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'PWAH!'

That is how Tamara still describes what happened on that fateful afternoon in October 2009 when a mini-bulldozer put an end to over 150 years of history in Borines. The stables, carriage shed and saddle room which belonged to the former health spa (the oldest in Asturies), battered the previous winter by the Sword of Gideon (or Damocles) in the guise of a dead tree, were razed mercilessly to road level.

Tam and I were on hand, with camera, to record for posterity this tragedy.

There are few things that are dead and dangerous.

A tree can be.

Lethal, in fact.

Address: Buriñes.
Directions: On the left of the Villamayor to Alto de la Llama and Colunga road, between Bar Santi and the mineral water bottling factory.

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  • Written Jan 23, 2010
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