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We walked around the old part of the town in the afternoon and returned in the evening for our first real tapas in a popular local bar. We ordered drinks and food – plenty of each – with no idea of what it would cost. We were stunned when told we owed €9.40.
We returned to the hotel and had a final drink with the English couple who are travelling the same route as ...
The town was interesting to explore with all it's plazas, cathedrals and sculptures, and we were especially intrigued by the huge nests we saw nestled in chimneys, churches, old ruins, rooftops and telephone poles. Turns out storks nest here each year, and had we come in the spring, we would have seen each nest filled with mom, dad and baby ...
... the Via de la Plata towards Astorga, or we were to follow the Via Sanabria towards Ourense. Ourense was to be our way, and even though we were now on the Via Sanabria, it was also known as the Ruta de la Plata !!!
On the track, we passed a huge old monastery and then an old lake, and then an old maybe castle. This track was throwing many pleasant surprises but the best was down ...
... very quiet minor road. Today we had a nice track beside a river full of water irises and noisy frogs. Clumps of poplars have been planted in a very regular fashion – windbreaks? – which breaks up the monotony of the landscape. Mountains are starting to appear to the north. We reached La Baņeza shortly after 1.00, checked into the Albergue where so far we are the only two and went out for lunch. Daniele then went to investigate churches and I came back to the Albergue ...
... but should work as an anaesthetic and two more bars of chocolate. It’s not going to be very sociable, but I shan’t starve.
After a welcome siesta, I plugged the dongle into the computer to see if I had e-mail. No connection. According to the information available, I should have more than three weeks and 400 megabytes left, but apparently this isn’t so. My credit has run out. Again luckily, there is a bank over the road so ...