Hospederia Via de La Plata
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- Continental Breakfast
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... We were in luck, they had several private rooms. The hostel was more like a hotel, quiet with not much common space. My room was a little better than the others, with a private terrace that was bigger than the room itself. I could foresee a dance party in our future. They all decided to stay at the hotel. As we were headed off to check everyone in, Jens and Marcus got in touch with me and met up with us in the plaza. Back together again! yay. Anna arrived about ...
... us to the excavation site downstairs and explained to the guy sitting there who I am. :) It seems there are very few Asians here in general - I guess I was too used to living in Vancouver and it took me a while to get used to people staring at me. Hahaha.
There is also a couple of buildings by Antoni Gaudi in this city. We checked one of them - Casa de los Botines. Without knowing its exact location in the city, ...
... creme, which of course, no surprise, was outstanding. And it was all washed down with an excellent local red wine. Amazing. After dinner, we talked chocolate further, and Laura gave me local chocolate to try that included Cecina (thinly sliced, dried salty beef, cured like prosciutto). The other local chocolate she will prepare in the morning, she showed me, contains flour! That's why their drinking chocolate is so thick, the chocolate actually contains 15% flour ...
... photo for tourists!
Our next stop was the Catedral de Leon which was open for tourists. We went in, picked up audio guides and wandered around. It was built relatively promptly, most of the construction taking place over about 50 years from 1255. It was modelled on the cathedral in Reims. It has a lot of stained glass windows and is predominately of Early Gothic style ...
... quite upset, they thought they would get to go to Barcelona. The English language class went to Dublin.
I am in a hostel tonight administered by the London based Confraternity of St James. It is quite popular and for the first time on this trip I have seen pilgrims turned away because the hostel is full. Lillyana was turned away because she sent her bag ahead. Only pilgrims who walk ...