Day 27 – Time and Distance

Day 27 – Time and Distance

Yesterday on our way into Astorga from the top of the hill we could see some distant mountains and one of those was the area of the Cruz de Ferro. Today as we are on our way to Foncebadón we’re getting closer and closer to that mountain range. As I look up from...
Day 26 – Leaving Hospital de Órbigo

Day 26 – Leaving Hospital de Órbigo

I can’t believe it, we’re actually on the road before 8 o’clock! Pat still hasn’t got her get ready time below about 2 hours, so she set the alarm for 6 am, and we’re actually on the road before 8.     Last night we stayed in the Hostal...
The Centros de Salud

The Centros de Salud

It happened in Carrión! Pat had been experiencing an irritating itch for a couple of days, and we thought we pop into Centros de Salud in Carrión. We were told in the hotel that pilgrims were catered for between 6 and 7 o’clock in the evening. We turned up at...
Day 25 – Getting Back on Track

Day 25 – 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 20Ks 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 then tomorrow...
Packing List

Packing List

Today we are walking along a flat section next to the road. Which tends to get me more into a meditation mood. Although it’s not totally featureless, because after the right in a distance we’ve got some beautiful snowcapped mountains and all around us...