Hotel Alfonso V
Travel Blogs from León
... the busier section of the city, asked us where we were going and provided directions, this was followed by a stamp in our credencial and a big smile! Feeling the love we continued on to the old city. What a beautiful place! I want to stay here for a week just so I can soak up more of the atmosphere, and of course relax. We'd been warned to be ever watchful for the Camino way marks through Leon however we didn't have a problem; it was all very simple to find ...
... This boy can freaking cook! He is married to the wonderful lady here (his 4th wife). He originates from Cuba and has all the Cuban moves - is highly entertaining - kept the table in stitches - and the meal finishes with home made liqueur! Oh my gosh - nothing like it, but it wouldn't take much to drop you. It just another sample of his divine skills. Cheeky rascal but oh sooooo loveable and amazing sense of humour.
Destiny had us at this Albergue! Love it!
... unfortunately pictures not allowed). On into the cloister and to the old rooster weathervane that once stood on top of one of the towers, it is a symbol of the city now.
The tour continues up a winding spiral staircase to the library with a bible from 960 and to a treasury room with various precious items on display.
On to the Cathedral for a audio guide tour, fairly well done and ...
Dick and Bonnie (Dad and Mom, or Opa and Oma, depending on who's reading this) continue their Camino after a summer of rest and recuperation. In high spirits they left Maui for Spain on Tuesday, September 10th. A good friend they have corresponded with since college days, Bill Taylor, decided to join them. Allen and I will head to Spain in a couple of days and catch up with them in Santiago. Every day or so they have been calling one of us kids to give us an ...
... ended up at the station by 9:15am and had 90 minutes to kill before the train to Leon. Ah well, nothing for it but to have another cup of coffee and log in to the web to while away the time. What did we ever do before the Internet - maybe we even spoke to each other?The train to Leon was clean and comfortable, the best 2nd class train we have been on. There were no 1st class carriages to Leon. The train arrived right on ...
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