Parador de Gijon
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We hear the alarm for 8am and get ready, shower and pack before meeting John and Jenny for breakfast at 9am. I look out the window and it's still pitch black, mornings are depressing in Spain. Lucky the sun doesn't go down until 7:30pm, so you don't lose too much of your day. We head down at 9am and see John and Jenny already tucking into some breakfast. We are finished within the hour, head up to our rooms to clean our teeth and grab our bags. We head off and check out by 10am. We ...
... and cheese type thing), Aaron orders a steak and fries and John orders a chicken cordon Bleu. It was a bit pricey but we figure this was our only option, so too bad. The meals come out and Johns cordon Bleu is the size of the plate, you couldn't even see the chips underneath it. We all laughed stunningly and the waiter explains in Spanish that this is the small!!!! Hahaha, so we carry on making jokes as to whether he has enough food to share, etc. ...
... in any town) before returning to our neighbourhood for dinner. We noted that most places in the area were filled with patrons drinking, not eating. So I guess the establishment we stopped at was very surprised when we ordered food. The waiter set the table so carefully, like he had never done it before. We had a plate of about 8 anchovy slices marinated in oil and a cheese plate. But the highlight of the meal was the dessert as we ...
... drawings and instead majored on the state of their hearts...and feet. Met my first proper pilgrims walking my way and staying at my albergue. In their mid 60's. I was feeling good as I was slightly faster than them until I discovered that they'd started in Belgium. It's probably unpilgrim like but bloody hell! Got to a really lovely albergue. Part of an old monastery which is being renovated. It was like turning up to the apocryphal Spanish unbuilt hotel ...
... after plate.
There was a variety of cheeses. That was followed by a plate of salami and sliced meats.
After that came a pastry dish, and then an odd combination of hot sliced Iberico ham over fried eggs over French fries.
The waiter wouldn’t let us touch it until he had mixed it all together.
And finally it was time for dessert.
It was actually a ...