- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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... agreed to 'cheating' for this small section of the Camino.
In Leon we soon found the moderate hotel we booked, left our bags there, then walked with Peter into the old city centre. Peter had no interest in staying in the city so we enjoyed a coffee together and he went on his way.
We had an hour or so before Erin's train from Santiago was due so we wandered through the little streets of the old city. We so ...
... have enough walking for one day so we head out to visit the Gaudi building, Bishop's Palacio Episcopal. It was an amazing work of architecture and art. Johnna joined us after the massage for a tour of the beautiful Astorga Cathedral and museum.
Tomorrow is a shorter day but we continue our climb into the mountains. I look forward to the challenge.
Check out Sparky for today.
... When I said Hawaii she looked confused and asked, "They speak English there?" Really?!?
After shopping we walked nearly out of town to find the Chocolate Museum! Apparently Astorga was the first place in Europe to produce chocolate - from American cocoa! When we finally found the little museum it was closed, because (wait for it, wait for it...) today was today, May 22! The only other days they were closed were festival ...
... for a lovely, well earned lunch, but after waiting for too long at an unattended taxi stand, we decided to walk through old town to find a central, busy, active square to have lunch (outside) and enjoy some people watching.
We found a great table (which was not level ... they never seem to be here on the cobblestone) and ordered first a bottle of wine (a Rosado), and then a meal. We had barely had our first sip when we realized we ...
... where I have to wear thongs at all times as I'm afraid for my skin to touch the floor, and I'll definitely be checking for bed bugs tonight. This is jousting territory, which is terribly exciting! In 1434 a famous jousting tournament took place here, when Don Suero de Quinones, a noble knight from Leon, challenged any knight who dared try and pass this bridge, to a joust, down by the river. He had a band of 9 merry men, who also jousted, and ...