Hotel Turismo Do Minho
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We're about to leave the hotel now. Another day with 80% chance of rain. The ponchos are ready. Breakfast will be along the way. More hills in our future!!!! We are not quite awake but we are ready! The weather was really crazy today. It would rain off and on all day so we spent a lot of time putting on and off the rain gear. The profile shows it really well. This was very hard and the two mountains to climb seem to go on forever. Just when you get to the crest, ...
... it was a very hilly day. Half of it was up (200 m in elevation) and half going down. I had been told that the going up was so terrible, I found it was not so bad. But the going down was extremely difficult because it was very, very steep. It did make me think that we usually scare ourselves with tasks that, even though upcoming, we have not experienced yet, and we make them bigger in our heads than what they actually are. Here in the ...
... it should be even better tomorrow. We'll see. Now we are in the hotel. We have a room for 4 and a room for 1. Eduardo is in the 1. He has a large bed and a balcony the size of his room. We have 4 small beds and barely a window. There is no justice. Andres Roberto, Enid, Eduardo and I went for a walk (like if we had not done that enough) while Joe stayed at the hotel dealing with downloading pics and similar activities. When we returned, we found he had washed ...
Rias Baixas (Bajas in Castilian) is not smoother country than the northern rias. The beaches are calmer, warmer and easier accessible and so beach tourism flourishes here, making it less nature and more resort. Never a moment alone, not even in the shoulder season.
Its most distinct feature are the hórreos, granaries on short granite pillars covered with a round plate to prevent rats from getting to the level ...
So its mothers day today and because we are in a foursome of 3 mothers we had a "lay" day and took the BUS. From Tui to Redondela and then walked the hour to our hotel Anton at Soutoxusto.
Very different to our beautiful Portugal. Bigger, newer, dirtier and less gardens, although we have not hit the camino yet.
Is it money that changes ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool