The older refuge at “Villafranca Del Bierzo” Route segment: 18 Sunday 22nd October 2000 I wait for some time in Cacabelos and decide that maybe I have missed Thierry and book into the refuge here. It is a strange one built on the church grounds and it is divided up… Read more Cacabelos to Villafranca Del Bierzo published February 09, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The church and refuge at “Cacabelos” Route segment: 17 Saturday 21st October 2000… Read more Frómista to Cacabelos published February 08, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The bridge over the river “Rio Pisuerga” Route segment: 16 Thursday 12th October 2000 Thank goodness it is not raining today. I start off with Thierry but he wants to walk fast and soon leaves me behind. The sun behind us is illuminating a large hill in front of us… Read more Castrojeriz to Frómista published February 07, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The refuge at “Castrojeriz” Route segment: 15 Wednesday 11th October 2000 It is raining this morning. This is going to be one of the worst days on the whole Camino for me. Normally I detest the combination of cold wind and rain so I don’t enjoy being out in it… Read more Hornillos Del Camino to Castrojeriz published February 06, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The mother horse, tied up with another kind of prison in the background Route segment: 14 Tuesday 10th October 2000 Today they are all still there in the refuge and agree to go find a shop and some coffee. We don’t get away until nearly 11 o’clock and I walk… Read more Burgos to Hornillos Del Camino published February 05, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The refuge at “Burgos” Route segment: 13 Sunday 8th October 2000 My leg and feet have kept me awake all night plus a minor fever. I decide that some days rest is required and order a taxi to take me to the next stop, which is “Burgos”. It is a… Original post San Juan De Ortega to Burgos published February 04, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
San Juan de Ortega Monastery: Image courtesy of Joan Grífols Route segment: 12 Saturday 7th October 2000 I start off today with Carlos, Olga, Geordie and Lisa. Olga has problems with her knee. Initially the walk takes us past many fields that have been burned and the stink is horrendous.… Original post Belorado to San Juan De Ortega published February 03, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The outside of the refuge in “Belorado” Route segment: 11 Friday 6th October 2000 We are given a good breakfast by the people staying at the church. They have been very hospitable and I think again that it is probably the best refuge I have stayed at so far. It was… Original post Grañón to Belorado published February 02, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The dining area at “Grañón” with Thierry stuffing his face as usual Route segment: 10 Thursday 5th October 2000 Having stayed the night at “Navarette” and lost touch with Carlos etc, I want to catch up and meet them again. They have probably stayed at “Nájera” and will be walking to… Original post Navarette to Grañón published February 01, 2019 by CaminoGuy.
The view looking south from one of the windows at the refuge in “Navarrette” Route segment: 9 Wednesday 4th October 2000 The meal I had last night did not agree with me, it might have been sunstroke as yesterday was too hot a day for me. I have lost the… Original post Logroño to Navarette published January 31, 2019 by CaminoGuy.