San Francisco Hotel Monumento
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSan Francisco Hotel Monumento Santiago de Compostela
Spacious, convenient location, excellent bar/cafe, great breakfast, helpful and friendly staff!
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We woke up at 4 am and had breakfast at the café that was open to service the pilgrims that had planned an early start. It was still dark when we left and we had difficulty finding our way in the woods and forests – we simply followed a couple of pilgrims ahead of us. We hurried as we had to cover a little over 20 km today and there were a …
... an unexpected toll charge and a bridge crossing en route – to the national park near Santander where we stay by the lake and manage an evening stroll around it before retiring for the night.
The next day we decide to follow along the coast as Jonny has located a number of beaches using google maps that we would like to check out. In his excitement he has picked out far too many for us to visit in one day as well as the mileage we are hoping to cover, so we head for Llanes ...
... chocolate so found a place that looked great... He loved it .... Feels ill now but was worth the wait!!!! Best churros around. Found a shop that makes almond products ... Tarta Santiago is a 100% almond flour tart and totally delicious. Be nice with the port!!' The town is a buzz of walkers "Pellegrino" new and those here for few days. Lots of locals in markets and wandering the streets ... Real ...
... 12-hour plane ride home, some clarity is beginning to surface. Wow, we walked a really long distance and for a really long time -- almost 500 miles over 34 days, adjusted for the fact that we ran out of time to walk the additional 50 miles to Finesterre. Our feet and legs are still settling back into a normal day, but they let us know at night the impact they still feel. Our world is a wonderful place ...
... and stood on a plank that was not anchored, and it came up and tripped the girl. She went down like a school port, clutching an ankle. We stopped to apologise and to see what we could do but after a minute the guy said everything was OK and to keep going. I had visions of this poor girl's Camino ending 2km from the finish. We saw her a couple of times in the city later in the day and there was no limping so it must have been just a flesh wound.
About 200 metres later, ...