Sercotel Jorge I
Travel Blogs from Lugo
... as it also came with the obligatory basket of bread. Unfortunately, we have given up on the red wine in this region. It is too cold so the white wine is the pick. Don't tell anyone but I even enjoyed the white wine as the red is so crook.
Great meal but still early so we went back to the bar near our albergue and had a nightcap of whiskey. They don't sell by the nip over here. There must not be any taxes on alcohol as they just keep pouring ...
... all for €36.00 just simply unbelievable quality of food and wine for less than a bog standard meal back home.
Late afternoon I managed to find a fabulous private spot in a meadow that was out of the wind to get a bit of sunbathing done and warmed my body and soul.
Back in the village we met up with some of our Camino family that we have not seen for a while. Nelly, Voat, Morag plus a few others whose names I'll ...
... had invaded the Iberian peninsula all those years before. And just in case you missed the point each king is wielding a massive sword and his foot stands on the head of one of his newly slain Muslims. Yes Mass is offered in the shadow of these statues. But as our guide said that's history- sadly as we know history repeats itself and did some three months ago when a radical Muslim leader literally hacked off the heads of two priests surrounded by cheering supporters- it was ...
... br> or to make happiness, peace and unity.
I have arrived nowhere.
Although I may have had food and water each day,
and enjoyed a roof and shower every night,
or may have had my injuries well attended,
if I have not discovered in all that the love of God,
I have arrived nowhere
Although I may have seen all the monuments
and contemplated the best sunsets;
although I may have learned a greeting in every language
or tasted the clean ...
... so I'm going to try to snooze for a wee while anyway. ~ There was nothing else to do when we woke, so we watched a bit of a Bruce Willis film and made up words and a plot line to go with the dubbing. A pile of wheely suitcases (and some of their owners) arrived just before 11pm, leading us to thinking there was a large thunderstorm on the way, but no. Just another gaggle of tourist peregrinos... These last few days are going to be enlightening... Steps: 40,877 Stairs: 172 Km: ...
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