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 ...
Usual outta the sack with a decision to eat somewhere on the way. In a shared dorm last night, so crept out and packed in the foyer. Had ripped the tape from my foot yesterday as the 5 days have passed and left free to let my dear foot get some blessed fresh air for about 16/18 hours but must redo this morning and continue to protect it - clutz update to follow.
We were good for a laugh if anyone had seen the new taping session. The foyer is dark; the lights ...
... and await coffee at the first bar at our destination.
But........a funny sight as we entered town. From a distance you can see what appears as a shrine for pilgrims as you can see the St. James cross from a distance. As you get close its a good laugh. There's Snow White and the seven dwarfs and numerous other kids stories, hikers, African animals, a mermaid, some weird creatures and a kangaroo with a joey! What the??? A good morning laugh and can only think it represents ...
... 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 ...