Gran Hotel La Toja
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... up on a statue or carving of something related to the Camino. It is a nice 'greeting' for the day. I hope you are able to make out the details and the captions. I'll try to describe them as much as possible. I think we tend to underestimate the importance of a vase of fresh flowers or a small piece of art in our lives. A simple meal shared with those we love should never be taken for granted. We have been so lucky with the weather, but think of us tomorrow...rain is in the ...
... made me think about the normal food we are eating on this journey- here everything is about the food. Breakfast is usually coffee with milk- a kind of cafe latte, a fresh roll or croissant, bacon (more like our ham) orange juice, slices of cheese and many times ham, and occasionally some fresh fruit. There are lots of options for lunch because for many who live here it is the largest meal of the day. We typically have a ham and cheese sandwich on a delicious ...
... before crossing the river, and had lunch and my last Portuguese beer. The final walk today in Portugal was beautiful and not nearly as tiring as the climb yesterday. Also, there was a thick cloud cover which meant for the first day in many we were actually cool. As we were sittlng having a sandwich I had to put on a long sleeve wind shirt, the first time in almost a week. We have been looking at ...
... offer of course).
This guy was a professional skipper and advised us to sail towards the shore, the opposite to all the advice in the pilot books since the seas around Cap Finisterre get worse nearer the shore. However, he was right and eventually the seas began to flatten slightly.
As we approached land, we all felt relieved that the boat and the crew had been up to the challenge. I will admit that we did open a bottle of champagne on arrival (and ...
... we try to set the pin! Grrrrr!
Caught the girls again and they had planned to stay here but decided to push on another 10km so tomorrow is not so big for them. We all had lunch at a great bar here we have finally - almost at the end - stupid I know - but woken up to the fact that if we get a big lunch meal we can scrap for dinner instead of waiting for an 8pm dinner! How thick are we? Smack smack around the head! But we did take the time to strap the girl with shin ...