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A short update as a pleasant, but fairly uneventful, day. Grandas is a lovely little town and my 2 star hotel is a lovely little hotel. Its best feature being that it is separated by a road from the public albergue with the French snorer/cannibal. Lil, the German girl who speaks 18 languages and for whom the challenging mountain day was 'fine', gave me some proper wax ear plugs. To stay safe until ...
A 100% guaranteed faith free blog! Early start today. Woke up at 3am to find the nice Spanish man with the unpronounceable name in the bunk next to me had gone (God works in very mysterious ways) and the Frenchman in another bunk snoring/snuffling loudly. Whether he was simply digesting the Spaniard I don't know but I then couldn't sleep. Tried paper in the ears, then continuing reading ************* my iPhone but even that didn't get me to ...
... the rain started - torrential and only another 10k to go. Absolutely drenched (Flo/Bea/Jo - thank goodness for the dry bag and all the other bags!) But in between the swearing, the mad singing to myself and drinking more water (the last thing i wanted but the Australians say I must and I'm coming round to them - a bit) I did have a D&M thought. Which was that in the Old Testament the characters are constantly slogging up mountains to sacrifice sons, ...
... the guidebook to find that none of them (except the trout, presumably) survive. As it is Sunday (shops closed) and I didn't have Roderick, Nick or a rod I didn't stop. Walked another 13k before I arrived, damp and disheveled, in paradise. Now D&M (Bea's deep & meaningful). For those of a delicate disposition please jump to the next para which is guaranteed to be faith free! Walking this morning I decided to tackle some of mankind's great challenges. Thought I'd ...
... onthe motorway. Petrol is €1.22 a litre, around 90p in English money. So why are we paying 20% more than that in the UK?
We turn off in the small coastal town of Navia and head up into the hills. The country roads are fantastic. There is virtually no traffic and the surfaces are excellent. Twisty as a box of snakes, as my old mate Simon would say.