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TripAdvisor Reviews La Basilica Venta de Baņos
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... burnt out hippie guy whose name I can't remember. The campers had arrived at this location a few days before and stayed because they liked it so much. I understood. After eating half a bocadillo and sufficiently catching the vibes, I decided that if I ever did the camino again, I would stay here for a few days. In fact, if I didn't have to meet Maria later, I would have probably stayed over. After I left the hippie oasis I went straight to Carrion de Los Condes. It is a cute ...
... good, flight arrived into Santander early which meant we were able to catch the earlier train to Pallencia, then taxi to Carrion, but we jumped train at Fromista and got taxi to Carrion, much closer option. Had booked Hostal, private rooms. Beautiful place. Had Menu del dial 11 euro, soup, sea bass with salad and garlic potatoes, caramello desert, red wine, 11 euro. Gorgeous. Had a preview of the ...
... corn and
potatoes. We have vowed, however, to continue to support Spain's
wine regions. It's the least we can do. hic (Note: wine
is served cold here ... even the reds).
The scenery continues to be inspiring, serene, warm and fertile, and we
enjoy the opportunities to share the Camino path with walkers, cyclists,
trucks, tractors, buses, etc. We also see lots of evidence of animal
... walked through agricultural roads, nowhere near trees or a river. We only saw four other pilgrims and four bicyclers, a far cry from the parade of pilgrims earlier in the morning. Finally we detoured on a farming road back toward the main traffic road and to a little village, Revenga de Campos, where we took a break; cerveza and a shared chorizo sandwich. That's when we compared our two guide books ...
... the day is walking on the 'senda' - a specially made pathway for pilgrims alongside the main road. Then, we discover an alternative Camino route and follow the river for a few miles along a little used trail, still wet from the overnight dew. Pretty tired on arrival at Carrion de Los Condes, a real Camino town. A hot shower, jug of sangria and a good sleep are now lined ...