Molinaseca to Villafranca del Bierzo (Camino de Santiago)

Molinaseca to Villafranca del Bierzo (Camino de Santiago)

May 31, 2012 It was another lengthy day of walking and the temperatures were brutal (over 100 degrees by mid afternoon). Our small group split up with one of us wanting to spend more time visiting the sites rather than the daily grind of walking every day and missing so much along the way. I [...]

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Rabanal del Camino to Molinaseca (Camino de Santiago)

Rabanal del Camino to Molinaseca (Camino de Santiago)

May 30, 2012 Its day 24 of walking the Camino and as with most mornings it was a dark start to the day as we followed the faint yellow arrows painted on the stone walls of Rabanal. Sunrise started with streaks of pink and whispery high clouds that formed a blanket of color overhead. The [...]

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Astorga to Rabanal Del Camino Camino de Santiago)

Astorga to Rabanal Del Camino Camino de Santiago)

May 29, 2012 Only had 13 miles today and with the two coffee breaks finished the days walk in a little over four hours. The countryside has changed once again and the rolling hills with their coverage of stunted trees was pleasant. The flat trail cut through the hills and the small paved road next [...]

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Villar de Mazarife to Astorga (Camino de Santiago)

Villar de Mazarife to Astorga (Camino de Santiago)

May 28, 2012 I walked over 18 miles today. Usual early start and the level path along a paved road had me covering the first nine miles in three hours. The four of us reached Hopital del Orbigo on a beautiful sunny late morning and walked across the famous stone bridge, Passo Honroso (Honourable Crossing) [...]

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