Travel Blogs from León
... programmed for no toll roads. So we would go into these little towns, and spend an hour there just trying to leave since it kept wanting us to backtrack almost half the trip.
On the way to Portugal, we had a few near death experiences. The first was for an older lady, when Dad almost didn't stop at the crosswalk. They have crosswalks where the drivers automatically stop for the pedestrians. The next experience was in Chaves when we were trying ...
Mark has writer's block today so I'm filling in. Throughout the Camino we often meet up with the same people a number of times. Some we may see several days in a row and others every three or four days. We have crossed paths many times with a group of men who have been traveling together since the first part of the Camino. Last night we stayed in the same albergue with them. They have nick-named us "the Honeymooners" ...
... came with fried potato pieces in sour cream and chilli (yes, 2 mineral waters. Fiona was starting to feel a little giddy). Then the last stop Fiona was back on her game with a red wine and my accompanying mineral water and some gourmet Tapas for less than 5 euros. Another winner. Take that and shove it up your kilt Swindle-land.
Made our way back to the hotel. Going to take it easy tomorrow in preparation for Le Tour de Pilgrim. ...
... really well. The first hour for Tony was still spoilt with painful shin splints, he had taken ibuprofen after breakfast and paracetamol before but they were still debilitating. We are all popping more pills than we have ever done in our lives before. Afterp an hour Helen was in her stride, Tony was feeling better but it was then my turn to be in trouble. First of all the groin/hip ligament started to ...
Leon Cathedral is also known as "the house of light" being one of the earliest cathedrals to have so much stained glass. There is about 1800 square metres of stained glass in the cathedral, the great majority of which are original, which is a rarity.
Built in the 13th Century and completed within about 50 years (astonishing when the population of Leon at that time was only about 5000) it is one of the first ...
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