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Days 37 and 38: Herrerias to O’ Cebreiro

Well I was warned that it was an upward and onward day and certainly the going was tough, not just for a little old lady like me but even the young were having to take it all extremely slowly, with … Continue reading

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Day 33: Astoria to Rabanal del Camino

Part two Despite a dismal wet beginning to the day, by the time I left my lodgings the rain had almost gone and weak sunshine was beginning to break through, looking behind reminded me of the poem The Highwayman, which … Continue reading

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Day 33 Rabanel del Camino. Part one, an update.

First of all thank you Jaymi and Charlie for sorting my blog out so that I can update the missing photographs, and here we go. El Burgo Ranero And another pilgrimage cut short….. And another… I just love the ‘wine … Continue reading

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Day 31 Villadangos del Paramo to Astoria

It was strange to be leaving Leon and come across Bernard sitting in the square reading. He’s obviously been photographed many times by the look of the shiny seat next to him. I guess he’s never lonely …. So here … 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 28: Sahagun to Reliegos

Due to a mix up in my room bookings I had a an 8 hour walk today and covered 30.4 km which is about 18.5 miles. In fairness the firm that did my forward bookings did offer to taxi my … Continue reading

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Still Day 27: in Sahagun

Part two Some musings on The Way….. I wrote this on our 25th wedding anniversary…. Although obviously the photograph was not taken until some years later. In fact this is a copy of the back of the order of service … Continue reading

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