Silken Rio Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Santander
... a tour of a distillery. My favourite moment was when a decided to join a free walking tour. It was a two hour tour and the idea is at the end they ask for donations. Well, a half hour into the tour I start getting frightfully cold. It really was terribly cold outside... And foggy. I continued the tour, but was having a hard time focusing cause I was so cold. Well Josh suggests that we just leave the tour. I felt super bad because I didn't want to not pay ...
... doors of the ferry got stuck so nobody could get off. In the end, free drinks were issued, the boat was turned round and, 3 hours later, the lorries were reversed off and we were able to get on our way.
We drove 80 km and arrived at our campsite (Monte Royal), having gone over a mountainous area with snow poles already in situ at the side of the road, at 10.15pm but, being Spain, were able to order a simple meal at the bar. It was a chilly evening at this altitude.
... the tramlike enclosure at the front and gorged on big platters of local cheeses and chorizo. Rabas (deep-fried squid) is the tapas speciality of Santander. The baked octopus with potato mousse was a little more delicate!
Not wishing to miss out on any 'top sights' and slightly resentful about possibly losing a day to travel and relaxation in our next destination, Los Picos de Europa, we got ourselves up ...
... by an interesting group of people, everyone had there own organization and rules. It was funny and confusing. We picked a spot in the back of the dorm room next to the window.
Even though the beach was quite a walk, We made the trek and as always it was well worth the refreshing salty swim. After the beach we took ourselves to a few grocery stores and bought some pre-made ...
... some for Ryan as he was still throwing up. The pharmacist also recommended this very concentrated electrolyte drink to keep him hydrated. Ugh I felt so bad for him.
I must say though, that the rest of us really weren't that upset for having to spend the whole day at the beach ;) We laid in the sun, went swimming, ate bocadillos and ice cream in the sand, it was a really nice and relaxing day. Ryan eventually wandered down ...