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Plaza San Marcelo

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  • Day10

    Leon

    September 13 in Spain

    We arrived to Leon just before sunset. The room we booked was just next to the cathedral in Leon's old town. We went to have dinner in a really nice restaurant named "niMU". The food was great, and Yam slept really well...

  • Day23

    We have arrived! They last big city before we head to Santiago and the finish line. Have checked into our authentic, small Air BnB apartment and done a load of washing at the laundromat smells amazing!! Resting before dinner and a new day tomorrow exploring.

  • Day24

    LEON - Rest Day

    September 26 in Spain

    Had a lovely lay in bed this morning just resting, home cooked bacon & eggs followed by terrace coffee in the sun, before washing some clothes and resting. Visted the amazing cathedral in Leon and finished the day with some drinks. Met up with some younger pilgrams for dinner in a little local resturant and fished with a walk around town. Snuck back into the apartment in the evening and fell asleep ready to start the day walking tomorrow! Buen Camino xxRead more

  • Day35

    In León, city life for 2 days!

    September 26 in Spain

    We left Mansilla de las Mulas just before 8, before sunrise, after a delicious breakfast, and with a very good feeling of this town at last. Our hotel was good too - we were completely independent...once we were let in initially and passport checked and key given and told where to have dinner and breakfast at a lovely little restaurant round the corner, and given the front door code, we never saw anyone again...just came and went, and departed this morning having left the key and our bags (which have reappeared here safely).

    It was again cold when we left, and I was contemplating buying gloves my hands were so cold! The big moon was there again, but today it didn’t set till long after the sun rose....and by about 10 the sun started to be hot, and we did get hot and sweaty and removed jackets before too long. We walked for 19 kms, along the road for a while, then across the countryside for a while, but when we should have crossed the highway on a pedestrian overpass, it was closed and there were arrows for a “Camino deviacion” which led us up hills and through a village, and finally we found ourselves on the highest hill around where the communication towers and satellite dishes are before we came steeply down a stony track back to the highway and another bridge over it, and we were back on track....we feel sure that this deviation didn’t need to be so arduous! Someone who thinks pilgrims should suffer obviously planned it...

    Anyway, we walked into León, a beautiful city, and very proud of itself, its cathedral, its produce and everything Leonese. We found the hotel quite easily (!) and it is in the old centre, and very atmospheric with wooden beams, stone...a lovely place for 2 nights, and 4 pillows!! Our bags had not yet arrived (we arrived about 12.30) so we went out for a drink and food, still sweaty and had a walk around to get our bearings. A beautiful day, and market day in León on Wednesday in the square by the cathedral. Garlic was €2 a kilo, and Manchego cheese was €5 a kilo...

    Now back at the hotel, bags here, washed and changed, and have to last till 9 pm when we walk to Cocinandos, our special restaurant for tonight, a 15 minute walk from here. What a treat...it’s almost 4.30 now, we will last without crashing...will be giving a special report on the dinner tomorrow.

    Not sure about the strength of wifi so will just post the words first. The best wifi always seems to be at the most modest places, and this is pretty fancy!
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  • Day84

    Well we came to Spain to eat...

    June 30, 2015 in Spain

    And eat we did! Tonight we ate the most amazing desert; coconut cream wrapped in thin slice of pineapple. Drizzled on top was a delightful raspberry sauce. Buen provecho! Desert seems to be the theme of the day. For lunch, we ended with a chilled berry soup with a drop of vanilla ice cream. Also here are some photos of the beautiful Burgos cathedral.

  • Day32

    León

    October 8, 2017 in Spain

    10.7.2017 Saturday
    Second day of rest ☺

    We returned to the León Cathedral to see the museum and were treated to see a huge open market in the plaza. The size and quality of the produce was outstanding. Then off to the museum.
    Unfortunately, no photos were allowed in the Cathedral so I can only say it had an incredible display of artifacts from the 10th to 17th century.
    At night the streets were filled with people (I think all of Leon) celebrating with bands playing throughout the streets. It was quite the spectacle!Read more

  • Day31

    León

    October 7, 2017 in Spain

    10.6.2017 Friday

    Cathedral León
    We visited this French inspired 13th-16th century cathedral in the late morning (today was one of the rare days we were able to sleep in 😴and rest our weary feet 💅). Upon entry there are 128 stained glassed windows with a surface of 1800 sq metres. Absolutely breathtaking. It took over am hour just for the audio tour and we'd have to return Saurday just to visit the museum.

    Probably haven't mentioned that all of Spain still takes a siesta in the afternoon. Typically from about 1:30 -4:00 pm (and later) All stores are closed and only some cafes and tourist shops are open.

    Evening was a relaxing gathering in our apartment with 4 of our lovely Canadian Camino friends. 🍷🍷🍷

    In the evening we enjoyed the Mideval festival feast and entertainment.
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