Day 26 – Getting Back on Track

Day 26 – Getting Back on Track

So today we are trying to get our Camino back on track and start walking some decent distances. Today we are trying 20 kilometers into Mansilla. Which should be manageable for Pat, given that it’s very flat all the way, on senda next to the main road.     And...
Day 24 – Carrión to Ledigos

Day 24 – Carrión to Ledigos

Following our hilarious visit to the physio, we thought it best to start off with a short distance, to see how Pat’s feet and legs would hold up. The 17 Kilometers along the Roman road to Calzadilla, didn’t seem like a smart idea. So, unfortunately, we...
Physio in Carrión

Physio in Carrión

We stayed an extra day in Carrión to have a bit of a break and also a chance for Pat to have a second visit to a physio. I took the opportunity as well to have a session to sort out my Achilles and shins. I have to say as with all my experiences with physios in Spain,...
Camino Curved Ball

Camino Curved Ball

  Looks like we might need to cut short. Pat had cortisone treatment just before we left, for Plantar Fasciitis. I think the effect is wearing off. It only lasts a month. She hobbled into Boadilla yesterday and we had to taxi the last 5 kilometers to Fromista where we...
Day 21 – Castrojeriz to Frómista

Day 21 – Castrojeriz to Frómista

Today is quite a long section for us, about 24 or 25 kilometers. It started off in a spectacular fashion, with a climb out of Castrojeriz with fantastic views.     After a short walk across the top of the plateau, we head down for our lunch stop. During the eight...
Camino ‘Smarties’

Camino ‘Smarties’

No I’m not referring to clever Pilgrims but painkillers and anti inflammatories. Firstly, let me say that any medications should of be taken following professional medical advice! So on  my first Camino I ‘survived’ with a couple of daily doses of...