Hotel San Millan
Travel Blogs from Santander
... The building are all quite charming, with attractive window boxes of flowers. Most of this part of Spain is not on the foreign tourists places to visit, there are lots of Spanish tourists and not many people speak English which certainly adds to the challenge. As we don't have Leon with his Spanish-English app any more we have resorted to a small phrase book and Clive is practising his th sounds! The main tourist attraction in Santillana is the ...
... bus route was just brilliant - it took you through gorges, past sheer cliff faces, alongside mountains and farms etc etc.
We got to Fuente Te and took the cable car into the clouds. Shame we were unable to see the last 150 m but nevertheless it was excellent.
When we got back to San Vicente we enjoyed some local delicacies. A most enjoyable day.
... doing homework and going to bed. Now what am I to do??
Not only am I going to miss Santander, I am going to miss the people. We got to know Dutch, Spanish, and British people really well, and it finally hit me that it is going to be hard to see them go!
Looking ahead to this weekend, I really need some rest! There will be a LOT of touring for the next few days, and before I know it, we will all be heading home!
... The stream from the river is pretty strong and there were a number of [local] moorings and other yachts at anchor so we put out our second anchor aft to ensure when we swung round with the tide change we would stay put and not knock into other boats.
The first evening we did witness one boat take a [local] buoy and then swung round like mad and actually bumped into another boat. We had luckily kept watch and pulled in chain as this boat got close to ...
We dropped Julian off at the Brittany Ferries terminal and headed off to Santillana del Mar some 25 kms from Santander.
The village consists of one street which loops around and the buildings date from the 13th and 16th centuries - magical.