Comillas and the proud dog

Comillas Travel Blog

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We stayed on a camping in Comillas a very cute little town at the coast. Comillas is a small township and municipality in the northern reaches of Spain, in the autonomous community of Cantabria. The Marquisate of Comillas, a fiefdom of Spanish nobility, holds ceremonial office in the seat of power at a small castle which overlooks the town. The current Marquis of Comillas is Don Alfonso Güell y Martos. The city has also one of Antoni Gaudi´s houses the "El Capricho".

This coast is rough and very beautiful - you can easily find a beach but also an enormous amount of fabulous views from the cliffs.

We drove down to the water, well as far as we could down one of the small and narrow roads. When we came there we met a lot of local who had the same idea as us.

We parked the car and let the dog loose because it had stayed too long in the car. A that time the dog was not much more than a big puppy less than 10 month old. I remember that the first thing it did was forcing a fence in to some cows which it apparently never had seen before. The dog ran towards the cows who didn´t give a damn about such a little thing - the dog was running arround like crazy barking at the cows to get a reaction without any kind of result. The next act of provocation was clearly unexpected and compleatly stupid - but also a lot of fun, especially for everybody that watched. The dog ran towards one the cows and took a big peace of cowshit. Then it ran back to us with its big victory - and it wouldn´t let go of it again. The dog was so proud!!    

This is an area that even in the summer can be a bit cold, we had around 20 degrees - not what you could expect for July in Spain. I have always loved this area but it is not a place to go if you want to be sure that the sun is shining all the time.

The camping was very cheap but still nice.

Chokk says:
Guess they had seen a stupid dog before:))
Posted on: Jun 21, 2009
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