Residencial do Planalto Mirandes
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... what a good value travel destination Portugal is. My
room cost me 25 Euros and was in a nice modern hotel. For dinner I had the
local specialty, Posta da Vitella (veal steak), as part of a three course meal
with wine for 15 Euros.
Except for the gorge cut by the Douro River and smaller
gorges of its tributaries, the central and eastern parts of Tras-Os-Montes
province are very pretty rolling ...
... be nice to climb again. Though my buddy reminds me while I like going up (he doesn't), I hate getting down. Requires too much concentration for the brain and I'm a perfect clutz!
With VDLP you never have any idea of what the digs will be like or what you're going to get. Some places don't have albergues or the only accommodation is an Albergue, or the Albergue is closed indefinitely, or a local had turned their house into a casa rural/hostal/Albergue affair. ...
As we enter the bar tonight after an arvo snooze to catch on fb and blogs the bar is alive with loqcals playing cards and dominos, what a sight and how noisy it is - and good tapas to have with our wine while we tap tap tap away!
Slow start this morning - knew accommodation was booked, and only 'supposedly' 19km to our destination today (they lied again) AND I had cut veges last night to cook for brekky and we were being kind to all those souls sleeping on the kitchen ...
... the day. The skies were clear and for the first time in days we saw a sunrise. You won't catch those if you're laying in bed. This morning it rose over a village a little away from our path. And after four days of being nice my ankle rolled but I didn't lose my footing, so swore a little bit, called it a few names and told it once again that I will not stop because it wants to be naughty! We are walking to Santiago whether you want to or not! Get the message!
... doing the Camino, (he drives ahead and organises transport and accommodation for her) tell us where we chose was **** and he was in the municipal Albergue, he was wrong wrong wrong. Fab Albergue, more like a couple whose children have left the nest or childless who use their spare rooms as an Albergue. It was more of a B & B and she did our washing. We declined dinner as it didn't start until after we were snoring and the bar was ...