Melia Alto Aragon
Travel Blogs from Sallent de Gallego - Formigal
... Knees were hurting all the way down the other side :((( but the calves aren't so sore today :))). It then became a pretty walk through a few deserted towns, but very clean and pretty. We lunched in Uterga - which seemed a great idea, but wasn't feeling crash hot by the end of the day. We stopped in Obanos and took off our shoes for a while before the last walk of the day into Puente La Reina. It was a run for me (to get to the loo) and I think it was probably the hardest day for ...
... day and most of the Camino between Puente la Reina to Estella is devoid of shade once again. It is hot and tiring walking and lots of water is consumed, and lots of Factor 30+ being slapped on. I have developed a rash on both legs but the right one is worse than the left. Not sure what it is but could be an allergic reaction to the grasses we are walking through? I may have to call in to a Farmacia and get it looked at. We saw some beautiful ...
... away moisture, keeping you more comfortable when you sweat. Despite those things it still felt hot and that was my excuse for stopping at Uterga at one of the Albergues that has a restaurant and bar attached. Added to that, the need for the ablutions drew me into the bar area for a rest. A few others had the same idea and while I stood behind a young Irish man getting a beer, I thought "do I get a cup of tea or a cold glass of beer"? After getting my beer ...
... a different story. My knees are in bad shape and it took a long time to get down. Good thing all i have is time. Once we got down we stopped at an albergue/restaurant fur lunch and continued on. This small town was confusing for some as my mom followed arrows towards a different route and we were separated for about two ...
... only knows how many dorms but easy take 100 of us and it's full.
Priorities - shower - clothes into machine - pub for beer - hang out washing - take a look around beautiful town - coffee, more beer - catch up emails and blog! Frustrating when photos won't load :(
Dinner will be at the pub tonight. Buffett, fish and they promise buckets of salad - I feel a green pig out coming on. Love my walking buddy. We bought ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking