Travel Blogs from León
... a half day, with it ceasing in Sahagun) and strong winds - the first day being between 25 and 50 kts and the second being pretty constantly 30kts + - and almost always being ALL headwind given that I am walking west - the direction from which the weather comes. My brother suggests it would be good for kitesurfing, but alas there is no great body of water to be seen - thanks for the suggestion though Gavan! Two of the last few days of walking into Leon have ...
... sangria flowed down quite nicely.
After the food, we followed the old town walls before we found a bar for a few more vino tintos before bed beckoned us.
... back to the albergue and had that afternoon nap. Around 6 Amber and I finally made it out of the albergue. We went to walk around the city but didn't get very far. As we've mentioned before, most of the churches in Spain are locked during the day but we checked the one next to our albergue anyways. I pushed and pulled at the right door... Locked. Then I pushed on the left door and heard a click as the door popped open. Surprised ...
The excitement today however was the storks nesting in the church towers ...the nests are rather massive as hopefully you can see by the photos.
... Leon. The main road wound its way through eucalyptus forests, over numerous viaducts, through loads of tunnels and the road often just sliced through the mountain side; all of which gave some wonderful views.
There was not much traffic, except for the regular articulated lorries who often play that game of suddenly pulling out in front of you to overtake another articulated lorry which is going maybe 5 miles an hour less ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet