Hotel Isla Bella & Spa
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
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Yes, another late blog post... Maybe I'm getting a bit weary of posting? Or maybe it's all the traveling that's been getting me. A lot of change in the last two weeks... I just read my last blog post, and honestly it feels like it was a lifetime away! I guess I'll have to explain all of the transitions from here to there, and how it is that I find myself in Spain! Spain?? Yes Spain! Not just Spain, but I'm in Spain with my brother Josh, and no longer ...
... doors of the ferry got stuck so nobody could get off. In the end, free drinks were issued, the boat was turned round and, 3 hours later, the lorries were reversed off and we were able to get on our way.
We drove 80 km and arrived at our campsite (Monte Royal), having gone over a mountainous area with snow poles already in situ at the side of the road, at 10.15pm but, being Spain, were able to order a simple meal at the bar. It was a chilly evening at this altitude.
... we hoped would be better. Next stop was the Correos. We sent quite a bit of stuff ahead to Gijón, I think it was about 8kg, mostly Abby's stuff, some of mom's, and my old boots. We did some window shopping, and met for the absolute best burger I've ever had at Manolis.
More window shopping, more ice cream, a pharmacy stop for ...
... home-y' feel. It was run by an older couple who lived in the pension and their daughter who lived downstairs.
The price they gave us was a discount for pilgrims which she told me not to talk about too loud because I would make the other customers mad, so I gladly kept our secret. Bathrooms were shared in the hallway, and our rooms even came with a balcony overlooking the downtown market.
... A couple from Poland caught on to our impromptu unplanned duties, and pitched in with drying and putting them away. They spoke a little English, and we obviously didn't speak polish, but humor doesn't always need to be translated. So we all laughed and smiled and did everyone's dishes. One of the nun's came in, expecting to do dishes and was delighted to see that they were all done. Honestly I would have done them ...