Parador de Monforte de Lemos
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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Yet another beautiful day.
We ate breakfast in the much quieter breakfast room as this Parador does not seem to be as big or busy as the one in Leon. There was only another couple at breakfast with us.
Our room is very quiet and we have views over the town from two sides, we are in a corner room with windows on two walls …
... the inevitable. A quick breakfast in the Albergue cafe and we head out into the fresh morning admiring the blue sky, no rain in sight!! The walk is beautiful. We travel through tiny hamlets which must only have a couple of inhabitants. The trees shelter us from the heat of the day - perfect! Time ticks by as do the kilometres, and I now must start the hunt for ...
... the road. I could here them behind me and when i turned a corner here was a 20 seater bus ready and waiting with the driver having a smoke. There was a nice rock to sit on so i thought i would shake a rock out of my shoe and just watch. Sure enough, they all piled on the bus for the trip to the next village to walk through and collect the stamps. These are the guys who have everything pre-booked and why finding a bed is a little difficult. I couldn't resist ...
... what gets me a bed and warm shower for the night. Yet again, the lord, he worketh in many strange ways, but geez!! True there is more livestock outside than you can pole a stick at but is has been a good, just shy of 40 k day and i really need a feet up time! If you haven't picked up on it. Dont go to O'Cebreiro, but this joint, the hospital, i love it! The little pub is great, the meal - like the shower - was hot and i am looking forward to a shorter day tomorrow. Oh, and all ...
... a highway passing through the valley but it always feels good to be up in the mountains. After going up and over, my route rejoined the road and I walked pavement through 5 or 6 small towns. When lucky, I could see and hear the river alongside the road. I also saw the biggest stork yet. At first I thought it was an ostrich! Upon finishing, I called a taxi who drove me back to Cindy. The ...