Hotel Turismo Sao Lazaro
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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[Just a quick post to try to catch up. We may add more info and/or pictures later.]
Wonderful stay at Cepo Verde! We couldn't have had a better host than Marta!
We lucked out in coinciding our stay with the cherry ripening season. And the cherry trees grew everywhere.
... like wine when instead of having lawns the entire properties around
their houses are planted in grapes. Well, they like potatoes and cabbage too, but
there’s barely an inch of land on small house plots wasted on grass. Gardens in
Colorado might soon be similar but planted in cannabis rather than grapes.
It was slow going on the beautiful route through the
villages eventually rising up into the Serra de Alvao, here a kind of plateau
with towns and farms ...
... continuing on. 15 km to get there so glad we had something to eat early as it took us 3 1/2 hours to do the 15km.
Now the Caminos are designed so you always go through the old city, the original Camino way, and this means always tracking around the cathedral! Today we noted that could be avoided as we looked at a few hundred stairs up to the castle and then through the old city and down the big hill again! Just walk around the hill - short and sweet and with ...
... into a private Albergue tomorrow night - not quite sure what we've got but it's two beds. The reports say the municipal Albergue is to be avoided. The Camino grapevine and reporting mechanisms are awesome - the Finns who bussed and trained ahead gave us a heads up on another Albergue and they walked 35km because it was not ok. We are going to need to keep revising every day as we go. We have a number of short days listed ahead followed by a number of long ones. ...
... Monasterio de Yuste where Carlos 1 of Spain went to die after he abdicated in 1557. The royal apartments have been maintained and there is a collection of paintings (including Titian's Gloria which is over the high altar) that are probably worth a King's ransom. Some are only reproductions - and you are not always told which are real but I think " Gloria" must be as the security around her is ...