Christian and I met for breakfast this morning in a restaurant in O'Cebreiro before we began walking for the day. It was packed full of hungry pilgrims who had the same idea but were clever enough to get there at 6am, we turned up at 7am! After a bit of a wait to get served we had some breakfast and … [Read more...] about O’Cebreiro to Triacastela
Archives for July 2012
I was woken this morning quite late by Christian, who was very confused as to why I had decided to sleep outside! It was half past 7 already and Christian didn't want to hang around waiting for me so went on ahead. I had slept outside as it was a completely clear sky and it looked amazing so, safe … [Read more...] about Villafranca del Bierzo to O’Cebreiro
A few days ago I reached the highest point of the whole Camino, Cruz de Ferro. At just short of 5000 feet above sea level stands a monument, an iron cross on top of a weathered wooden pole. At its base is a huge pile of stones, rocks and other tokens left by pilgrims that have passed before us. This … [Read more...] about La Cruz de Ferro
I have covered a huge distance since my last update so I must first apologise to everyone that has been checking in to see where I have got to! I am now sitting in the very relaxing atmosphere of Ave Fenix, a private albergue run by a man named Jesus. Everyone here is very friendly and helpful, … [Read more...] about Villafranca del Bierzo
I ended up not leaving Burgos on the morning I wanted due to being sick. I booked into a hotel for an extra night and left early the next day. I was happy to be leaving the city after three nights there and enjoyed walking! The first 11kms seemed very quick and easy and before I knew it I was having … [Read more...] about Almost halfway!