Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo
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- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Outdoor pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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Wow! Did we oversleep! It all started last night after dinner, when we went to the room and found that there were no outlets to recharge our cellphones. Jim only had 10% remaining on his battery and Linda still had about 60%. So Jim used his battery pack to recharge his phone overnight and Linda turned her phone off to save her battery, if needed tomorrow.(hence no alarm was set) Linda had a breakthrough no-cough night and ...
... there was an old computer in the corner of the bar and the bartender plugged it in for me and I was able to very, very slowly do some typing. D went to explore the town and was back in about 2 minutes. After today's climb, this was a good place to write and rest.
Just for some context ... the peak at O'Cebreiro is at 1300m. Here at Laguna we are at 1150m. We'd climbed from about 600m to here, over about 8km. Also, just a few days ago we were at Cruz del Ferro at ...
... she want a lift, she replied no I am fine. Let me tell you I was so proud of her. The Woman is going up in my estimation. Jesus May want her for a Sunbeam after all. Met up with a few Camino Friends, lovely to see familiar faces. Some days we are not bothered about getting to ...
... that the Basque cyclists were still at the restaurant waiting for us for dinner. A part of me thought this is too weird to go to a strange house with 4 strangers in a taxi to a town we don't even know, and maybe they thought that, too. Again, my faith side told my rational side, this is the Camino, Dinner was fantastic. We had Pulpo--octopus--and the real thing with the tentacles and all! We loved it. We can't wait to have more. ...
Today is still a day of rest so we decide to practice walking heading east on the Camino trail to see what those that are entering Villafranca see. It was so beautiful walking up and down on a path through vineyards. The fields and patterns are so lovely. We hear birds chirping, people talking and laughing and the wind rustling through the trees. A little rabbit hops over the path and a really huge bumblebee jumped from flower to flower. It is just how I envisioned ...