Hotel El Mirador de Deva
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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Travel Blogs from Gijón
... some photos and enjoy the view but didn't make low tide in time to head down and check out the archways along the coastline, in which it is known for. We get back in the car and make the 2 hour drive to Santiago de Compostela. I manage to fall asleep and wake up with 20minutes to go. Aaron and John have a hard time navigating through the city as it's similar to Rhodes, where the town is surrounded by massive walls, and you cannot drive into it unless you're a resident. So we have ...
... and cheese type thing), Aaron orders a steak and fries and John orders a chicken cordon Bleu. It was a bit pricey but we figure this was our only option, so too bad. The meals come out and Johns cordon Bleu is the size of the plate, you couldn't even see the chips underneath it. We all laughed stunningly and the waiter explains in Spanish that this is the small!!!! Hahaha, so we carry on making jokes as to whether he has enough food to share, etc. ...
... but had a small beer. From there we diverted back to the main highway for Gijon (pronounced thee-hon, the hon sounding like a guttural cough). Arriving in Gijon, we decided to park in a public parking area near the beach and walk to our hotel rather than navigate narrow one way streets and impossibly small hotel parking garages (we're getting smarter as we roll along - damn those mid-size not compact cars). Our hotel Santa Rosa, ...
... But it was also necessary as from now on I get chucked out of my albergues at 8am so no more lie ins for me! Walked uphill and then when I got to the top somehow I had to go up again...and again. I have now discovered that the next four days walking are all up. Splendid! But enjoyed a sandwich my hotel landlady had made for me. Quite a straightforward walk, past some genuine pilgrim graffiti- you could tell this as entirely missing the usual sexual ...
... you have to say something different but haven't worked out what it is. Later on another empty path I met a chap walking the camino backwards. We stopped and 'chatted' (limited as he was Spanish) but turns out he is walking all over Spain trying to find work. Asked me if I knew if there was any in Escamplero - I had to admit I'd never heard of Escamplero until he pointed out I'd just walked right through it. Oh dear. Got to ...