Category Archives: Camino (Spain)

Meet Wendy and Barbara from Victoria, BC Canada

I met these wonderful ladies in the cafe in Grañón, and ended up hanging out with them again in the beer garden of their albergue in Tosantos. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Wendy shared her lunch … Continue reading

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Day 13: Grañón – Tosantos (via Belorado)

Today was the day we left beautiful Grañón at 6:30 am, heading for Belorado. Quite soon after Grañón we left the beautiful La Rioja region (report later) and entered Castilla y León. I had considered staying in Belorado and I … Continue reading

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The Belfry in Grañón – what a blessing

I loved staying in the Church in Grañón. I did have high expectations, but the reality exceeded those by far. We slept on thin mattresses on the floor (but the ecopod in Orkney was great preparation!) and what made it … Continue reading

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Meet Emma from London

Emma joined us in the My Way cafe in lovely Grañón. Emma lives in south London (near Crystal Palace) and is the first Londoner I’ve met. This is her first Camino, and she’s doing a two week section before going … Continue reading

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Day 12 Asofro to Grañón (via Santo Domingo de la Calzada)

I really wanted to spend the night in the church at Grañón because I’d heard it was worth doing. So Merena and I bee-lined here. In actual event the church has a policy of not turning people away … but … Continue reading

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Meet Dineke from the Netherlands

Dineke is a widow and walking alone. I met her in the cafe in the street in Azofra. This is her first Camino and she started in Pamplona and is loving it. Today she walked 30 km! We had dinner … Continue reading

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Meet Olivier; an angel in disguise

We met Olivier, a French speaking Belgian, somewhere near the summit of Mt San Antón, near Ventosa. We were lost … but together we found our way on rural tracks (nine signposted) across farmland, between vineyards, until we got to … Continue reading

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