Hotel Puerta del Camino
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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7-11 June Madrid 7/6/14 Saturday A leisurely morning then a taxi (8€) to the Hesperia Hotel for the Northern Spain tour. The welcome dinner was at the same restaurant we has on 18 May. Good news is that we have just 26 on this tour. Hotel is about 2km from from city centre in a quiet business district - dead in the evenings. 5 star so hamburger and drink for 2 in the hotel costs around 60€. Was much happier with good location and choice ...
... a great looking bar hoping for the ever allusive French omelette chorizo bocadillo we had experienced weeks before only to be told they just did coffee. Finally our reward did come many kilometres down the track when we came across a restaurant attached to a hotel called Hotel Amenal. We finally found the Holy Grail of which we had searched throughout Spain. The ham and cheese omelette bocadillo. We savoured it in the sun and ...
I arrived in Santiago de Compostela this afternoon "completing" my 400 km. half Camino. Hmm. Just writing it down like this, it strikes me that this can be considered as an accomplishment and not a failure in the same sense as one can still take pride in running a "half" marathon. Huh. That was a light bulb moment and puts things in perspective for me a bit more. And while things did not exactly go as anticipated, I will ...
... that means clinging to us, which we don't want, so until they go home, we'll be fine tuning our private eye skills and stealthily sneaking around Santiago, After a frapelatte, which is some sort of delicious frozen coffee, we killed some time waiting for the bookshop to open by buying some gorgeous looking fruit. The bookshop then was very nice, but only had one corner of English books, sorted by author, so it was actually a lot more random than it may have seemed, since all ...
... that the Camino is not the Appalachian Trail - it's not just you and the road. You are rarely, if ever, by yourself. Unless it is early or late in the day, it is rare to not see another pilgrim. You also sleep in shared bunk bed accommodations. Additionally, it is quite popular to form Camino groups along the way to Santiago, which I originally avoided like the plague. I eventually began opening up to people, and although my personal recommendation ...