- Airport Transportation
- Tennis Court
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... Oops. So we get back on track after 20mins and make our way to the next stop over town, Ribadeo. I get some blogging done on the iPad, whilst Jenny nods off next to me and John and Aaron continue to navigate and drive. We get to the first town and drive to the lookout over the ocean. It gave us a beautiful Panoramic views of the ocean off of Spain. Aaron and I had some fun and did some exercise filming there for my TSNthegrind and so forth, whilst we also took in the beautiful views. ...
... and have a look around, take photos and move on. We end up leaving by 5:30ish and arrive into Ovideo at 7pm. We booked the Ibis hotel as John gets a nice discount from some hotel membership or earning points, etc. So we pull in, check in and rest for 15mins in our rooms before deciding what to do for dinner. We decide to go for a walk and check our where we can eat. We are staying in the industrial side of the town because it's only small, and we ...
... but had a small beer. From there we diverted back to the main highway for Gijon (pronounced thee-hon, the hon sounding like a guttural cough). Arriving in Gijon, we decided to park in a public parking area near the beach and walk to our hotel rather than navigate narrow one way streets and impossibly small hotel parking garages (we're getting smarter as we roll along - damn those mid-size not compact cars). Our hotel Santa Rosa, ...
... to our place Hostal Brasas in about 10 minutes. We wanted to get there early to run errands, as we needed to get to the post office to pick up our stuff we sent ahead in Santander, and send it a bit further to Santiago.
Being that we got there early, I think it was before 8 am, our hostess had told us just to call her when we got there and she would open up and get us checked in. This sweet old lady in her bathrobe ...
... of house #7. She opened early for us.
Pros: this hostel was cheap, like 4 euros, and had a kitchen. Cons: the walls were covered with mold, you could see the evidence of years of pilgrims passing through imprinted as a dark shadow on the mattresses, the water was not drinkable, the first person to shower used up all the hot water in the first 30 seconds, and If there was a contest for who holds the most flies per square ...