Category Archives: Castile & León

Day 31: Camponaraya – Villafranca del Bierzo

Today was different. For the first time on the Camino I woke up to rain! Setting off to walk in the rain means packing things differently, because while you know you’ll get wet on the way, you want to do … Continue reading

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Meet St James San Tiego

He’s been in almost every town and village encouraging us on … this time I met him in Ponferrada!

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Day 30 Molinaseca – Camponaraya: A Day of Lost and Found

Just two days ago I had a really interesting conversation with Edward from London. He said the Camino is such a good advertisement for Europeans getting along, so much so that he thought walking the Camino should be mandatory for … Continue reading

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A lovely evening with lovely (new to me) pilgrims

I love the eating together … Alicia is from Piedamonte (Italy) Ralf and Daniel from Germany (Hamburg and Bavaria) Joseph from Switzerland Joel from Michigan, US And little ol me an Anglo Finn! (And three bottles of marvellous, local red … Continue reading

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Meet Saint Eila

I’ve been hearing about St Eila from Finland for days now, and I finally met her. Nowadays Eila lives in Stockholm but is originally from a small village near Lohja! She’s considered a saint by many on the Camino as … Continue reading

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Meet Hanne from Denmark

Her name is pronounced Hennu I met Hanne in Molinaseca. This is only her third night (end of her second day) on the Camino s she started in the lovely little city of Astorga. Hanne had lots of questions, particularly … Continue reading

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Day 29 El Acebo -picturesque Molinaseca

I’m loving the beauty of this part of the Camino, although the walk here today was a bit too short, even for me. Only 10km. I got here by 11am even though I started quite late and the sun was … Continue reading

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