We begin the second part of our train adventure in Oviedo, the capital of Asturias. Oviedo’s quaint Old Town with its maze of narrow streets clusters around the magnificent cathedral, San Salvador. It was here that King Alfonso II set in motion the enduring religious rite of Christian pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela, when, upon hearing of the discovery of the tomb St. James the Apostle, he left on the first such pilgrimage. This lovely, compact town, surrounded by mountains and beautiful green nature, was to be our base for the next few days, as we explored its lovely sights, its Museo Bellas Artes with its beautiful El Greco and Goya works, its streets dotted …