Arcea Gran Hotel Pelayo
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... started and boy did it pour down! The only decision to make thus was to hook us up with a 'real' room for the night at the handily located "Superman" hostel and get a full wash of both clothes and myself. Peter was particularly starting to hum by now so this was a most opportune moment. A relaxing night (sans mattress) would be perfect preparation for a big mileage push tomorrow which would hopefully see us join the pilgrims at Santiago... but would we make ...
... the bridge, we walked through the village for a few minutes before coming to the bottom of a hike. Eventually me and Caitlin convinced Mum and Dad to hike at least part of the track. So we hiked up lots of steep, slippery rocks. There were two paths, one of them went to a viewing point, 10 minutes up the track, and the other was an hour and a half long hike up the hill.
After we had hiked part of the way up the track, we came back down ...
... researched and found out is part of Spain's second largest national park called Picos De Europa. It is quite famous for some good hiking routes during summer, this did not surprise us at all since there were people hiking literally everywhere. With luck seriously on our side we rode into this small town and walked (pretty much stalked people with beach attire) a small distance to find a Spanish oasis near a town called Llanes. The water was so clear and had the most beautiful aqua ...
We left San Vicente and followed the wonderful NW Spanish coast (when you can see it) and went to Ribadesella. Originally we were thinking of anchoring but then decided to moor along the pontoon in the marina. We weren't going to stay long, just overnight.
In the evening there was a performance in the towns square. We didn't attend but listened to the seagulls, surprisingly in tune, joining along.
... for another time along with a visit to St Vincent.
Back to Lastres..... As we had such a short time after changing plans, Peter opted to book at Palacio We thought it would be great being 200 metres from the beach as per the hotel description. We got off the bus at the first stop in the village, down near the sea, to find we needed to walk up to the hotel via a few sets of steps and road!! We were quite puffed by the time we reached the ...