Hotel Casona Cantiga del Agueira
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Santa Eulalia de Oscos
... 8:55 everyone had gone to bed so I took the key from outside the entrance door (need key to get in), locked up and left key inside. Going to bed I found (to my horror) that my stuff was in the noisiest plastic bags. Couldn't turn the light on so tripped over something painful & generally I was as noisy as I could be. However they got their revenge & I worked out why they go to bed so early. At 12 am the first lavatory break, then again at 3:00am. ...
A short update as a pleasant, but fairly uneventful, day. Grandas is a lovely little town and my 2 star hotel is a lovely little hotel. Its best feature being that it is separated by a road from the public albergue with the French snorer/cannibal. Lil, the German girl who speaks 18 languages and for whom the challenging mountain day was 'fine', gave me some proper wax ear plugs. To stay safe until ...
... Finally fell asleep as others were getting up. Marvellous! I've got to avoid the snoring Frog from now on... But a miracle, the landlady had turned the heating on to a setting just above 'Extremely Hot'. I needed another shower in the morning but more importantly all my kit was dry. This really was marvellous. But it was so hot, I had to get out. So left without breakfast, tea, anything (Flo will understand). ....into the pouring, ...
... the rain started - torrential and only another 10k to go. Absolutely drenched (Flo/Bea/Jo - thank goodness for the dry bag and all the other bags!) But in between the swearing, the mad singing to myself and drinking more water (the last thing i wanted but the Australians say I must and I'm coming round to them - a bit) I did have a D&M thought. Which was that in the Old Testament the characters are constantly slogging up mountains to sacrifice sons, ...
... were fine, even the Australians. Interestingly Alex, the man who set it up fell in love with one of the visiting pilgrims and did a runner. David (a former electrical engineer for Unilever!) maintains the tradition - not sure whether this includes checking out the pilgrims? Walked to a tiny church where 1€ bought a huge candle which I lit, with a prayer, for the four grandparents in our lives. Suspect it will still be burning when I'm a grandparent. Upstairs it ...