Travel Blogs from León
... others through FaceBook. Everyone in the group already arrived in León over the past few days. We were the last ones. They were staying at a hostel that allowed pilgrims to stay as many days as they wished. 10€ a day with free washing and drying. A treat for pilgrims. Although the entire group was here, we decided to have a night to ourselves and splurge a bit on a hotel room. With a quick google search, we located a nice hotel about a ...
... which today (27th) lasted 40 minutes maybe they are getting a bit better? We have tried various treatments suggested by a number of you but nothing really works. Today he listened to his music for the first time to try and take his mind of the pain. We only had 13 miles again today but have just under 20 tomorrow, dreading that a bit. During the walk today I thought my feet were not as comfortable as usual and I find that I have developed my first blister! Its ...
... clean, with a large bed, great shower and air conditioning, but its also next to the Leon Cathedral which is where I will spend most of the time. Additionally it has a Spa and massages are available. I did a good washing procedure of every single bit of dirty clothes using the boiling water available. That should last me another good week when I can do a final wash (or throw away what doesn't survive). By noon I was in my swimming trunks and jumping ...
It was nice to wake up without feeling a need to pack and head out. We enjoyed a lazy breakfast in the hotel and then took a taxi to the Museum of Contemporary Art. The drive to the museum took us through another area of Leon that appeared modern, vibrant and quite different from the old city where we have been mostly exploring.
The museum is a modern building and ...
Daniele and I continued to have the Albergue to ourselves. The previous night he had been alone in the Albergue in Alija and found it not only unwelcoming but dirty, so I was glad I'd abandoned it. We had been told there would be coffee down the road from 7.00am and there wasn’t, but there was a bin man and bin men always know where there’s coffee early in the day so we got off to a good start.
It was freezing! 3° and frosty was a bit of ...
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