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El Camino: Herrerias de Valcarce to O Cebriero

Today’s trek: Herrerias Del Valcarce to O Cebriero Today was the trek that wasn’t. At least for me. Judy got out there and conquered the five mile climb with no problem. She even took pictures so I could use them … Continue reading

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El Camino: Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerias de Valcarce

Todays Trek: Villafranco del Bierzo to Herrerias de Valcarce. Yesterday was not a good day. I’ve been fighting something. It’s either food poisoning or a virus which has affected my gut. I haven’t eaten, can’t sleep through more than an … Continue reading

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El Camino: Rabanal del Camino to Molinaseca

Today’s Trek: Rabanal del Camino to Molinaseca Today started well with a great breakfast and an early start in the trail. I think everyone walking on our schedule might have been. Little more excited today than other days because we … Continue reading

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El Camino: Astorga to Rabanal del Camino

Todays Trek: Astorga to Rabanal del Camino We are all children of God. I went to evening vespers at a little church in Rabanal del Camino. I met the priest in the tiny gift shop and asked when the doors … Continue reading

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El Camino: Villadangos del Paramo to Astorga

Todays Trek: Villadangos del Paramo to Astorga The walk from Villadangos to Astorga was predictably long and hot but surprisingly fun. As we walked out of Villadangos we came across a man and I began to speak to him. Immediately … Continue reading

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El Camino: Leon to Villadangos del Paramo

Today’s trek: Leon to Villadangos del Paramo The man with the huge smile umbrella’d by a gray handlebar mustache said, “You went all the way to the canal didn’t you?” I made a face conveying shame and the table of … Continue reading

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El Camino: Leon Zero

Leon: Zero Day Waking late to a nice hot breakfast was the perfect start to our indulgent Zero Day in Leon. After a very pleasant laundry experience, (it’s the little things) we headed out to find and see the 13th … Continue reading

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El Camino: Mansilla de las Mulas to Leon

Todays trek: Mansilla de las Mulas to LEON! How do we conquer our mind? For some reason I had it in my head for the last few days that we would be walking many miles on the day we got … Continue reading

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El Camino: El Burgo Ranero to Mansilla de las Mulas

Today’s trek: El Burgo Ranero to Mansilla de Las Mulas We left Burgo Ranero a little later than we would have liked. This means that the “short” (I can’t believe I called it short) 11 mile walk was a bit … Continue reading

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El Camino: Sahagún to El Burgo Ranero

Today’s trek: Sahagún to el Burgo Ranero. This morning we left Sahagún, the mileage midpoint for the Camino Frances. Getting to this point is an accomplishment in and of itself. We should arrive in Santiago on October 6. We are … Continue reading

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El Camino: Calzadilla de la Cueza to Sahagún (Mid Point)

Today’s trek: Calzadilla de la Cueza to Sahagún We spent the night in a hostal in Calzadilla de la Cueza where we were treated like family and enjoyed a marvelous meal. We retired early and left a window open in … Continue reading

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