Aquae Flaviae Chaves
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
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... day. The King of Portugal had it built with the intention of it being the finest hotel in Europe but there was a revolution just before it was completed and Portugal became a republic. The bedrooms were completely rebuilt in 2006 but the wonderful public rooms and grand staircase were left untouched. We have a snack lunch and then go to the pool. In the evening we have a lovely dinner in the grand sining room and finish off with a port on the terrace as it is our last night in ...
... Tras-O-Montes province is supposed to be Portugal’s most traditional, like a place left back in time. I started to see signs of it here already – old ladies dressed in black walking their long-horned cows home from the field to the barn for the evening, ox-drawn carts used to spread manure, old folks walking along the road with rakes and hoes over their shoulders, shepherds in the mountain pastures. This really feels like the ...
... she was coming down then. This fellow must have been parked up from the night before and spoke to us from his car but when we said we spoke little Spanish he gave up, we got organised and left for the next village and coffee! It seems a holiday today here - May Day? - lots of cyclists on the track today.
Now the notes said we had a downhill after the village - NOT - still more climb and its raining and its misting - we dropped from over 1000m to about ...
... could capture our morning.
We have struggled this Camino with accommodation & have been seriously and actively looking each day for the next days destination, booking if we can (frequently not an option) to secure something so that we don't have to do 30+kms every day if we fail. Tonight's only accommodation is this Albergue. Everything else is taken by the construction people. They are building a high speed rail through lots of this area of Spain (lots of tunnels ...
... town of Pinhao and promptly fell in love. Our river boat trip was booked for early afternoon and in the meantime we tried to find a port house to let us in to have a taste – to no freakin avail so we grabbed a quick bite of vege soup and salad at a local café (with a bottle of local wine for 1.75 euro) then headed over to board our river boat. The cruise was lovely and the weather nearly cooperated giving us but a few drops of rain as we glided ...