TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bergidum Ponferrada
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... It's entrance is marked by a notorious shack with flags from all over the world. I was almost 100% sure that I was going to find another Puertorrican flag left by Jorge along his Camino. As you will see I was dead on! ;) Onward.
As I stopped to have lunch, again I was blessed by breaking bread with two remarkable people, James and Lynette from Texas. They are the couple that I mentioned two days ago, where as the husband is pushing her ...
... incredible to see something that old still working. We struggled into Ponferrada and had trouble finding accommodation - eventually going through to city to a Hostal on the other side - perfect. And right next door was an organic cafe. We were blessed with a gorgeous light meal finished with a warm Portuguese tart - yumm. We both took some ibuprofen to help the very sore feet after two long days walking and slept really really well - single beds ...
... of Sarria which at first put me off but as soon as we arrived the hosts have been more than accommodating. When we arrived we ordered our usual stage stop drinks and sat outside. First thing you know the hostess brings out some pinchos (tapas type dish) for free, and then 10 minutes later brings out another serve of pinchos. Then they don't charge us for our drinks. We decided to have the pilgrims dinner. And what do you know, after finishing a great meal ...
... need to change their plans and fly home. Tonight we settle for dinner in the Hotel restaurant after a brief rest and shower. Their outdoor plaza area looks just right and as we head out there we see Bill and Jackie looking at the menu. We say hello and agree we will have dinner together. They are good company any a good evening was had. They also have a rest day tomorrow so we wont see them again after this. Most of the people we have remained in contact ...
... day to our destination. It seems a very long 7 kms in the heat with not much shade and it is a rocky kind of path which is inclining reasonably gently all the way. By the time I get to Rabanal I just want to lie on my bed with my shoes and socks off. I open the window and then find I have drifted off to sleep for about an hour. When I get up again, my heal has stopped being so sore, thank God. I confess to wondering how it will go tomorrow as we make ...
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