Hotel Alfonso V
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... that people found them interminable. However, I must admit that I have found this time very much like a walking meditation about myself, my reactions to others, and how I am going at responding rather than reacting to people - the eternal challenge. I´d never realised how automatically I categorise or pidgeon hole people - however so subtely - most probably to increase my comfort; however so often I can be wrong or off the mark in such a way as to miss the ...
... turns, we managed to find the Caja Espagna. This is the head office for the bank and also designed by the one and only Antonio Gaudi. Pity it is a bank as no tours were allowed !!! Next up was the Cathedral, and this was one of the main reasons for coming here. It is huge and historic !!! Actually, during the restoration of it, it nearly fell down as they had no idea what they were doing !!! Luckily, they found someone who did, and now ...
... checked in at the albergue which was run by Benedictine Sisters. Jimmy and Troy waited for us to get our stamps and then we all went out in search of food. We had a great meal at a bar where we agreed it was one of our favorite lunches. I'm not sure if that's just the hunger talking but it was really tasty. After lunch we went searching for ice cream. I think it was the first time we felt like tourists walking around a big ...
... 7 days of flat terrain.
Moved through Castrojeriz onto Carrion De los Corides fairly quickly...taking a short car trip to avoid the worse weather...it worked as the conditions improved over the next few days.. spent our first night in a monastery one of the oldest in Spain....so not too many home luxuries. .. one key which was kept on a shelf behind an open window which everyone entering was told about...also it was run by the nuns...so not sure how that all works?. Lost Andy on route but hope to catch up ...
... lack of useful signs, I think we did a 270 degree circumnavigation of the town before we were even close to being released. Lugo was our aim, and eventually we found a signpost which pointed us onto the right road.
As we had quite a way to go and the weather was less than exciting, we decided to head straight for Leon, and not to deviate, which is what we would normally do. No, this time we would just find the main road and ...
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