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... has been somewhat erratic recently we have parted ways with many people we began with, however there have been a few unexpected paths cross which is always nice. We met a guy over dinner the other night who had walked the Camino before, beginning in Florence, Italy! We shared dinner two nights ago with a Dutch couple who are doing the Camino over three stages, the first of which they rode their bikes from Amsterdam to Roncevalles in the Pyrenees! At the ...
I was awoken this morning promptly at 6am by a two-pronged attack: First, LOUD chanty monk music, similar to what I have experienced at a few other places along the way. Second, a guy with a ******* flashlight, moving around the room shining the light in everyone's eyes. "Levantate" (sp?) I remember from Spanish class that means GET UP. ok, ok dude. We got it. The sun was not yet up, or else the sky was just that dark. It was pouring outside. Someone said "it's raining", ...
... calamari to which Opa sneered. Then he tried it and gobbled it down. With the confidence of someone who just discovered something that others should know about he declared, "I've never ordered calamari before, but this is really good!" I must admit, it was the best calamari I've had too.
Tonight we stayed at the Real Monastario San Zoilo, which dates from 948 AD! What a reverent place. ...
... and flew about the site at night making a call that was reminiscent of a lorry reversing. The site is apparently famous for its birds and most of the people staying there were to be seen marching purposefully into the countryside carrying binoculars and telescopes.
The walking was excellent as there were tracks criss crossing the whole area and on one day I struggled up the hill to look at the castle on the top. The castle was like the village in that it ...
... provides a great backdrop for the Haven of Fountains.Another 5.5kms further on brought me to the ancient ruins of The Convent of San Anton where one passes under the archway of of St Anthony. This was the monastery of the Antoine Order founded in France in the 11th century. And finally into Castrojeriz where we are immediately met by the Iglesia de Santa Maria and the caption in the photo will explain it all. As I sit and pen this blog, enjoying ...