La Arquera Hotel
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In the morning we went up with the cable car to the Parador de Fuente De (900m). When we got at the top it was 4 degrees and foggy. Luckily after a while some parts cleared and we could see the famous peaks. After a walk we had lunch in Potes and went for a drive just to see more of the beautiful ...
We booked a hotel in Potes to explore the national park Picos de Europa. Such a beautiful range of mountains. Potes is on the eastern side. On our way there we stopped at Cangas de Onis to get some information on trails and the park. After that we first did a walk around the Lago de la Ercina and had lunch before we continued our route to Potes where we arrived late in the ...
... and hacked and didn't really see a decrease in the fly population.
One might think we all suddenly had a mild case of turrets, constantly twitching, swatting, blinking, the natural motions to bugs landing on you. Getting ready for bed was a procedure, making sure we had a full body barrier between ourselves and the ghost's of pilgrim's past, and zipping up our bags to cocoon ourselves from the outside environment of flies.
We planned on a sandwhich for dinner night, as my guide book made mention that our destination had "no food of any kind", and did not mention a hostel in the kitchen. So we stocked up on things that need not be cooked or heated. This also meant however that we had to lug around the extra weight, and food really made a big difference.
... I think the relaxing atmosphere, some beach time and wine did us some good because we actually stayed and socialized for a while, something I usually didn't have the energy to do by the end of the day! We also happened to be staying with people who all spoke English, usually it was quite the mix of languages with varying degrees of Spanish competency in common. So it was nice, we shared wine and swapped Camino stories.