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- Hot tub
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
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In the morning we went up with the cable car to the Parador de Fuente De (900m). When we got at the top it was 4 degrees and foggy. Luckily after a while some parts cleared and we could see the famous peaks. After a walk we had lunch in Potes and went for a drive just to see more of the beautiful ...
We booked a hotel in Potes to explore the national park Picos de Europa. Such a beautiful range of mountains. Potes is on the eastern side. On our way there we stopped at Cangas de Onis to get some information on trails and the park. After that we first did a walk around the Lago de la Ercina and had lunch before we continued our route to Potes where we arrived late in the ...
... to our place Hostal Brasas in about 10 minutes. We wanted to get there early to run errands, as we needed to get to the post office to pick up our stuff we sent ahead in Santander, and send it a bit further to Santiago.
Being that we got there early, I think it was before 8 am, our hostess had told us just to call her when we got there and she would open up and get us checked in. This sweet old lady in her bathrobe ...
... of house #7. She opened early for us.
Pros: this hostel was cheap, like 4 euros, and had a kitchen. Cons: the walls were covered with mold, you could see the evidence of years of pilgrims passing through imprinted as a dark shadow on the mattresses, the water was not drinkable, the first person to shower used up all the hot water in the first 30 seconds, and If there was a contest for who holds the most flies per square ...
We planned on a sandwhich for dinner night, as my guide book made mention that our destination had "no food of any kind", and did not mention a hostel in the kitchen. So we stocked up on things that need not be cooked or heated. This also meant however that we had to lug around the extra weight, and food really made a big difference.