Hotel El Quintanal
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It's cloudy today. Valley is filled with clouds and mists. We have more strength now and wanted to try a longer hike. We picked the hike between Tresviso and San Esteban roughly about 3.7 miles long with moderate difficulty.
The path was mostly very exposed to the deep valley and there are ropes and rails at several places. It was a bit ...
... We pretty much backtracked the way we came yesterday till Poncebos. About 30-40 min VERY scenic drive. Really, the view here is so beautiful everywhere. We stopped our car a few times just to enjoy the moments.
Poncebos has 2 of the popular attractions in the area (funicular up to Bulnes and a hike called Garganta del Cares). Parking space is very limited, so by the time we got there, people were ...
... a good call as the owner of the apartment was just there. With his direction, we got to the place. It's a lovely little building with 3 one-bedroom apartments. There are washer and kitchen, that's great! And as a bonus, there are 2 little sister cats in the area who are so comfortable with us that they follow us around. :) The owner also have 2 teeny-tiny kittens!
Luckily we did small grocery shopping on our way (there is no store in ...
... lower down we encounter more cows and some goats deciding today the playground is the road. All traffic stops while they play. They are oblivious to the cars!
Finally down below the cloud but no point trying for another hike, everything is clouded in and it's not safe - humph and oh well......- back to town for a bite to eat then a quiet read all arvo. The cloud has moved down the hill so nought for anything :(.
But......we get to cook our own dinner again tonight. ...
... New to Airbnb and will give him a great wrap.
Massive two bedroom right on the river looking out to the mountains. 20mins from the park. Cooked a fab baked perch with baked peppers and salad with cream of asparagus soup for dinner. Yuuuuummmmoooo! Our food! Get to cook brekky and we will pack lunch tomorrow for the climb.
Again the pics can tell you about our ...