Los Caspios Hotel
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Again there is no traffic.We arrive in a small town and find a welcoming cafe. Six slices of bacon and two fried eggs for €4.50 cheers us up no end.
We continue riding west in deteriorating conditions and stop briefly for a snack lunch in St Martin. It is slow going in the mist and traffic is heavier here.
We arrive in Santander at 11:45. It is a lovely approach into the harbour. The town tumbles down the hills that surround the inlet. No sign of my bank though.
The channel into the harbour runs past sandbanks to the east. They seem far too close for a boat this big. The town climbs up the hillsides to the west.
There are around a hundred bikes queuing to disembark so it ...
... to wrap him as he was taken down from the cross.
There was also a bag and a sandal described as belonging to St. Peter.
And a gilded box with inlaid coral containing relics belonging to the Virgin Mary.
As we walked through some of the chapels lining the main sanctuary, I noticed a statue above a doorway that I have never seen before in a church.
It showed ...
... it was a smaller cup and take-away. The children amazed us. From about 2 years of age, they scoot around on various types of pedal-less bikes and scooters. And, they are incredibly active; everywhere, they are running and climbing and jumping, with parents passively observing. I did not see one obese child; coincidence? Tomorrow is La Coruna. I do not know how long I can keep up this ...
... and central massifs.
The walk wasnn't particularly taxing with the only climb a steady one at the start out of Poncebos, a tiny straggle of buildings, in to the wide and mostly bare early stages of the gorge. Gradually the gorge became narrower and its walls thick with vegetation, creating greater contrast with the alpine heights above. The last stages of the walk were probably the prettiest; as we descended nearer the ...