Hesperia Isla la Toja
Travel Blogs from Isla de la Toja
Pontevedra, situated on the north west of the Iberian Peninsula in part of the area popularly known as the Rias Baixas, is the capital of both the Comarca and Galicia. I would have to say this was one of the friendliest placest I have visited. Everyone from the taxi driver who helped me with my luggage to the hotel staff, people in shops, waiters and even buskers were up for a chat. I stayed in a lovely boutique hotel furnished with an ...
... amazing! A couple of times I was at the point of screaming out "Deje de roncar "(Stop snoring)! As a result, mornings were difficult for me with my fuzzy brain. I had trouble organizing my pack and felt that everyone was waiting on me. Third, northern Spain is more mountainous than I thought. Some of the pathways were a bit treacherous with slippery rocks and drop offs. One German woman slid part way down an embankment and was rescued by a fellow pilgrim. Fourth, I ...
We reached Santiago just after 1 this afternoon. And have been meeting up and celebrating with many other perigrinos with whom we have walked different bits of the track. An altogether wonderful day even though the actual walk into Santiago is boring at best! -Krishna ...
Wow, yesterday and today have been my favorite days! Yesterday morning, señora informed me that I would be switching houses. She was worried that I wasn't being treated properly in my home, so we made the move to another house. From now on, I will be living with Mina! Roomies!!! It has been great! We have been speaking Spanish in the house, and we live on opposite sides of the apartment so we don't get ...
... like one - yet - but it won't take long. We provided Billy with the destination particulars (avoiding toll ways) and off we went.
The first 3 hours of the trip were fairly boring flat countryside with very few towns and church steeples to be seen. We expected this sort of scenery occasionally. We listened to a music “playlist” given to us some time ago by our friends Jane & Togia. One thing we had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet