Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon
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I know it is only a few days since I blogged (with my ´billy the bedbug´experience as it has been dubbed by some fellow travellers - who are all now, by the way, also avid mattress and pillow inspectors at ALL establishments regardless of appearances! And yes Satty, while we all need company.....some I can do without!! ,-) ) but I just couldn´t …
After another five hour train ride we arrived in Leon and made our way to our hotel, Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon. Wow.
Paradors are hotels that are run by the government of Spain. They purchased old monasteries, palaces, mansions, hospitals and the like and converted them into hotels. If this is an example, well done. The San …
Had a wonderful birthday yesterday organised by Tony at the Hostel San Marcus. Thanks to everyone for birthday greetings either by text, whatsapp, email or through the blog they were all appreciated. Sorry I couldnt respond to them all individually. We had a short walk to the Parador yesterday (13miles) as it was my birthday the Yompers walked with …
... catching up with them I headed off again only to bump into Pat, the lady my Irish gentlemen friends were helping on the second day of walking way back on 6 May...it's only three weeks ago and yet it seems like a lifetime ago... She's going really well and a completely different person since that day. Cheryl and I walked with her about two weeks ago and she's improved since then as well. On the way back to the hotel I stopped into San Isidoro church, it seems to ...
... to score a room in a fabulous place that is run by an old traditional family going back generations in the village. The Hostal is relatively new so it kind of 5 star for a us grot bag Pilgrims. I had a fish soup for lunch that was unbelievably good, accompanied by a locally produced White wine that certainly did not disappoint.
Dinner was far from the traditional pilgrim's meal as we had a bit of Cabaret ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon León
What a perfect treat for the pilgrim! Awwww is all I can say!
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