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Day 46 + one Santiago

I came here with my husband, Bernard, about 15 years ago. Has it changed? Probably not, but ones memories do tend to be embroider a bit here and erase a bit there. The cathedral is being cleaned and restored and … Continue reading

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Da 44: Melide to Arzúa

Another short but taxing 15km day but today I am tired. I didn’t sleep so well last night and was woken by very noisy Pilgrims leaving the hostel at the crack of dawn, shouting to each other and doors slamming…. … Continue reading

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Day 40: Triacastela to Sarria

An important day today. Sarria is about 115 km from Santiago, one has to have walked the last 100 km to qualify for a Compostela, so this is the last point that one can begin the Camino, without these 100 … Continue reading

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Day 31: Leon to Villadangos Del Paramo

I thought I would never leave the suburbs of León behind and indeed it took me a couple of hours before I was out of suburbia, the landscape was slightly more hilly than of late, but most of the way … Continue reading

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Day 30: Rest day in León

I slept badly with a jumble of dreams ‘I lean on the parapet of a bridge and it gives way, plunging me into fetid water, I rush home to change only to find that all my clothes have shrunk’, ‘I … Continue reading

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Day 25: Carrión los Condes to Calzadilla de la Cueza

First here is something for your imagination. I am staying at a little hostel run by a couple of very kind, sweet, people; the walls show their own framed Compostelas. Their pilgrim passports are also framed, but the stamps are … Continue reading

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Day 22: Hornillos Del Camino to Castrojeriz

First things first, does my bum look big in this? …….. What do you mean 250 likes? A long walk today but not too arduous, some gentle hills and equality gently descents, just one hill an interesting 950 above sea … Continue reading

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