El descanso de Wendy

c/ Matadero Viejo 11, Astorga, Castile-León, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Astorga

Mon. Aug 4 -- Day 24

A travel blog entry by mary_and_paul on Aug 06, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... village and therefore, his water and food supply. He's lived at this spot for 5 years and is a greeter to peregrinos, "buen vida!" He wore no shoes and his t-shirt said, "balance and composure." His cart is full of fresh fruit, rice cakes, jams, cookies and peanut butter. We made a couple pb&js on rice cakes. They hit the spot! He had a box for donations. Right about that spot we met Sue from ...

A beautiful day for a stroll....

A travel blog entry by cherylmcinnes on May 31, 2014

4 photos

... intact. He also goes on to say that he had come to Europe to marry a long time friend living in Germany, but at the last gasp they agree to not proceed. He says it is the right decision, but one initiated by the woman. We all feel immediately sorry for him but he is very positive and says that he is OK and is now driving part of the Camino before heading home again. He will be in Santiago in three hours and we all laugh because it will take us the ...

Feeling grateful

A travel blog entry by kymmurphy on May 30, 2014

1 comment, 16 photos

Am sitting in the evening sunshine outside our hotel and the cathedral in Astorga keeping with tradition and drinking a vino tinto...at least I waited until 6:30pm today rather than the usual 2:30pm... Today's walk was 28.5 kms; I was looking forward to putting in some longer kms after the last 10 days of shorter walks. I came to realise I didn't like arriving at my destination by 1:30pm, which is what happens on a short day...too much time in a small town with nothing to do ...

My feet disown me

A travel blog entry by cherylmcinnes on May 30, 2014

9 photos

... determination to get to our destination. While the weather is perfect and the scenery beautiful, the sore feet become all consuming and saps our energy. We arrive in Astorga around 4:20 pm and our Hotel Gaudi shortly after. This looks to be a beautiful town and I think that if my feet recover quickly enough, I might explore the direct vicinity of the Hotel which has the beautiful Cathedral and Gaudi ...

Camino - D1

A travel blog entry by dedmonds on May 17, 2014

5 photos

... year old priest who had been born in the village and was now responsible for 9 parishes in the district. He also told us that he was responsible for planting the 111 trees in the park, which had previously been a garbage tip. While we were talking a young man called David was picking up all the litter that had blown out of the bins and emptying the bins into a skip. When I asked who David was, father Pepe said ...

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This hotel, located on c/ Matadero Viejo 11, Astorga, is near Archbishop's Palace (Palacio Episcopal) and El Transcantabrico.
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