Abba Playa Gijon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... town and find a park so we can check it out before moving onwards. We walk around, stumble across some markets, more churches and cathedrals, parks and squares. It's really quite beautiful and each town has something cute to offer. Because of my fascination with lampposts I snap away at them as we walk around. We spend a few hours checking it all out before heading back to the car. We head off and as Aaron drives and John navigates we figure out we are driving in the total ...
... salads came out which were the size of our heads combined full of blue cheese. You couldn't even see the lettuce barely. I had ordered a doozy here, as I though it would be Gouda or cheddar, not the type of cheese I couldn't digest properly! So we figure out that we didn't need to order a meal each, and in fact, could have shared. The prices now make sense. About 20mins in, it didn't even look like Jenny and I had dinted our salads, lucky we had Aaron ...
... but had a small beer. From there we diverted back to the main highway for Gijon (pronounced thee-hon, the hon sounding like a guttural cough). Arriving in Gijon, we decided to park in a public parking area near the beach and walk to our hotel rather than navigate narrow one way streets and impossibly small hotel parking garages (we're getting smarter as we roll along - damn those mid-size not compact cars). Our hotel Santa Rosa, ...
... but round the back it is lovely. Very clean, calm and build around a courtyard. Kitchen, washing machines etc. My smalls drying in the sunshine beside those of the other pilgrims! More pilgrims arrived - young, old but French seems to be the universal language fortunately. All friendly. Made a cup of tea but rather than waste one of my precious teabags I used one I found. A Frenchman who has walked 2,400 km in the past 4 months made me a cup of water. I ...
... my Credenciale which they stamped ( I must get it stamped every day) and off I went. Lovely. But where are all the pilgrims? I met just one. A young Italian man talking to himself and going very slowly. He wished me Buen Camino (that's what I think we have to do. My other standard greetings are Ola (used 97% of the time) and 'buenos Dias'. This latter one seemed to work until everyone started saying something else back - I realise in ...