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... In the smaller streets there were many quaint shops that looked like they hadn't changed much in 50 years. We actually went into one museum. It was connected to San Isidoro Basilica. The guide told stories of the artifacts, ancient books and art that were created or brought there from the 11th century. Gave us a bit of a picture of the power holders of Leon and their 'support' (or otherwise) of the church and the people. We wandered ...
... you are served a free tapas with any purchase of a drink so when the wine is less than 2 euros a glass, you can get a pretty nice meal over the course of the evening by stopping in at a couple of places. It's a fun way to see the neighborhood and have a cool meal (sort of like a progressive dinner).
Today was a cooler day for us for walking. We had a little rain yesterday but luckily, we didn't have to walk in it today. We are still in ...
... explanations we gradually understood that the peregrine had paid our tab!! The waiter pointed across the plaza and the man waived to us with a big smile. Buen Camino! We payed his generosity forward to the very pleasant and language patient waitress at dinner. She was also astonished and most grateful.
After a good day and rest from walking we went back to the hotel where we each enjoyed another luxurious shower before ...
If you saw the movie ´The Way´, the fancy hotel the group stays at is the Parador in Leon. In Spain, a Parador is a present-day hotel converted from a former castle, palace or monastery. Here in León, the Parador Hostal San Marcos is one of Spain's finest Renaissance buildings. It was built in the 12th century as a hospital for pilgrims on the road to Santiago. Later it became a political prison, and now it's a 5-star hotel.
As I have previously mentioned, none of us has enjoyed slogging through the major cities of Spain. The author of the guide we are using for the Camino suggested catching a bus from Mansilla to Leon to avoid the dangerous and wearisome trek into the city center. Tim thought this was a great idea but Mike and Susan wanted to walk. Susan had the desire to stay in the Paradores, a five star Hotel that ...