Hotel Diana Palace
Travel Blogs from Palencia
Before leaving Burgos I learnt a couple of interesting facts about the city from the young technician in the cycle repair shop (I had popped back in to buy a more substantial bike lock): the city sits at a height of over 850 metres (2750 feet) and is said to be the coldest in Spain. This might help to explain why so many local people were out and …
... to the downstairs bar and had a Tortilla and a glass of wine and spoke to others in the bar area. All pilgrims like ourselves. You will see from the video clip (if I can get it loaded) an example of what our walk today was like. So not much to take photos of, nothing of particular interest along the way. Just farmers digging up their fields, ready to sow new crops. The Inspirational piece ...
... able to do that. Not that either of us want to, we would both prefer to meet others from different nationalities but it has been hard. Elvis: I've got him up to 150 goats, 12 chickens, a cow and some magic beans. Negotiations are still in progress. If Errin doesn't write anything in the next blog, know that she's been sold to the creepy old guy who wanted a young bride. I say it's a good deal! So, Castrojeriz is a nice little town and we were pleasantly surprised that the ...
... a monastery. This is pretty well ran I must say. However, we were greeted by a crazy little Spanish man who wanted to help with our bags and was telling us how clean and nice the monastery is. I thought he worked there. Come to find out he is just a pilgrim, has been there for three days due to a knee injury and has been driving the poor old nuns literally insane. Once people get checked in he follows the nun and the group of people up to ...
... in this town. I baulked at the €30.00 bottle, that might be good with an excellent rare steak but with bread and cheese, I think not.
Going to be interesting in the 50 person dorm tonight. Kevin and Robin checked in to the Albergue with us. Sadly Robin is struggling with shin issues so it was a short day for them. Monika shot through to Ledigos and beyond but Nelly is still struggling so she stopped here as well.
Looks like Pizza for dinner tonight, ...
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