Travel Blogs from Ponferrada
Well, how to top yesterday? Today's not going to do it. Not a bad day though. We walked 12 miles. Through two bigger towns. The first part of the day was another body straining downhill. Made even more challenging than yesterday by the rocky terrain. We crossed another beautiful bridge into Molinaseca and enjoyed lunch outdoors in the sunshine. (Did ...
... this Camino are having another rest day somewhere between Leon and Santiago. I think it would have been a good idea to have tucked one in there for us too, but that isn't what I did, so we keep on walking. After dinner I organise myself for the next day and wearily climb into bed hoping for a good sleep. My body is very weary after this physically exhausting day and emotionally I feel drained too. I send off some quick email responses and some photos and I ...
Woke to the sounds before dawn of birds chattering, cheeping and chirping - as noisy as home - love it! Hi ho hi ho it's out the door we go. Coffee y tostadas for brekky and out. 8km to snack and second coffee stop then start the long haul. **** walk for half of it before we got off the bitumen. My feet hurt soooo bad on the asphalt. My speed drops to about 4km/hour and it jars right through my knees and hips - hate it! The views were great, again grape vines and veges ...
... queso" and egg or "tortilla". These are served dry on bread, no butter, margarine or mayonnaise. The ham comes from a dried pork hock and additions like tomatoes or lettuce are not on the menu. Once I ordered a jabon bocadillo at a bar and I requested tomato with it, imagining thick tomato slices on my otherwise dry sandwich. To my horror, the server sliced the tomato in half, squeezed the juice and seeds onto the bread, then she threw out ...
... was everywhere, on building walls, sign posts, important edifices. I wondered what kind of City this was that was slave to this vandalism, with its important and antique heritage. It was painfully horrible, on painted surfaces, stone, marble, granite, metal, etc. our hotel is on a busy street, aka noisy. We do have a bath tub though that is worth an hour of lounging. We reloaded our Spanish phone at an ATM! Rick is getting quite good at making ...
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