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... floor and very comfortable and quiet.
We finally left the hotel by 11:30. We had a bit of trouble finding the road out of the square and the TomTom was no help. It pointed us to a one way street, the wrong way. So Tom headed for the next exit and was shaken when Ruth yelled "steps" – he was about to drive down stairs. We were successful on our third attempt to leave.
This was a ...
... beyond. The room was very spacious and we had a big balcony that we could sit on in the evenings to watch the sunset over the medieval tower. Dinner was a Turkish kebab, a change from the usual Spanish fare!
On Sunday we took a day trip to Zamora, a lovely walled hill-town, where we sought out a 1-star Michelin restaurant, El Rincon de Antonio, ...
Now I did say, if we go backwards by 400 metres, we could have breakfast, but that meant having to go backwards, and starving is always an option !!!
The weather was grey, it was horrible, but before I went, I poured a couple of buckets of water over my gears as they were full of sand, oiled it up and we hit the road. My bike now sounded nice !!!
Another sandy track pushed ...
... doze and blog. I think we are planning a quiet night in round the remains of my enormous loaf.
From Monday I have little chance of company as I shall be going against the flow, so a final leg of companionship is a bonus. Also from Monday I may be unable to find the path as the arrows will be pointing towards Santiago and are often only visible from the normal direction of travel. Another bridge to cross when I come to it. After the horrors of yesterday, anything will be ...
There followed at least 4km of main road, but not the N630 and there was little traffic. From the map, I was expecting the path to Astorga to go right and that to León to go left, but the first turn off I found was to the right and was to Astorga. So much for maps. Today's route suggested 8.5km to Villabrázaro and a bar, a further 8.5km to Maire de Castroponce and another bar, then 3km to Puente de la Vizana with accommodation and three more to Alija ...