Hosteria el Convento
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... a kilometer back and turn south to catch the Camino. It would require backtracking, but felt worth it compared to the possibility of being caught in a Grimm's fairy tale nightmare. So for the first time in two weeks, I walked east, toward the brightening sky. The fog sat over the field that I watched get plowed under the day before. There was enough light to see, but I kept my headlamp on since I was on the shoulder of the road. I came to the highway junction and turned ...
We left after 8 this morning given our private lodgings meant there were no other pilgrims rustling bags and shining lights before day break. We stopped for breakfast before leaving town thinking it would be 10kms to the first cafe, which actually was not the case, but this meant we did not leave town until about 8.30 am. The walk today was almost completely flat through rural areas, and partly following a dry river bed. We came upon an old church ...
Don't worry Mom, last night I found my clothes by the door to the hostel - washed, dried, and folded nicely. I spent last night drinking wine in a hotel bar next to the albergue. I met two bicycler guys from Alaska - a gay couple, Tim and Roberto. We had a great conversation for several hours. They had just started the camino a few days before and had not yet been introduced to the pilgrim's menu, which they thoroughly enjoyed. "Roberto" (that wasn't actually his name, I was ...
... puddles, and every once in awhile, a snail trying to cross the road. I can't tell you much else about what was going on around me. After about 15 miles of walking, I arrived in Fromista to the public albergue in a daze. After paying my money - too expensive for this place - 8 euros - and going up to find my bed, I just stood there for a few minutes, trying to figure out what I should do first. I was soaking wet and needed to take a shower but all of my clothes were ...
... over the speakers and everyone was very laid back. There were two resident donkeys who inspected everyone's rucksacks for food. It was a great place to stop and I was glad of it after my solitary interlude. I had a relaxed coffee with an Irish couple and two English guys from Kent - we English are pretty few and far between on the Camino!
Another wonderful stop was a 13th Century church called Santa Maria la Blanca. ...