Hosteria el Convento
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... 3 or 4 levels to a canal on the other side. Since arriving we have had a cake each (mine was absolutely huge with cream like filling), had a seat and observed people and checked out one of the very old churches in the village. Next is dinner at the hotel and then bed to rest up for tommorow's walk. I should tell you that we walk in company with an 83 year old lady who us going ...
With much the same type of scenery ahead of us today as yesterday, we again left early at 5:45 to assure we would not be walking during the late morning sun. By 7:30 and after 4.8 miles, we shared a banana while walking, because we were feeling good and no good stopping options had presented themselves. We walked into Villalcazar de Sirga at 8:15, after 6.8 miles and stopped at a nice bar across from the huge Iglesia in the village ...
... road became paved shortly before we crossed the Rio Pisuerga over the Puente de Itero bridge, which connects the town of Itero del Castillo (province of Burgos) with Itero de la Vega (province of Palencia), then diverted back on to a dirt road, passed our first corn fields and into the village of Itero de la Vega. A few more steps and we arrived at Hostal Puente Fitero after 8.2 miles and at 10:00 am. We notified recepcion that we had arrived and we sat ...
After dinner at La Monchila, we backtracked a bit to the city park to camp for the night. It was about 8pm and the park was full with families celebrating a birthday. Paul scoped out a spot for our tent, but setting up wasn't going to happen for a while. The party looked like it was just getting started. I guess we pictured gathering with friends at Drake Park on Bend and seeing this couple stroll in with a backpack and trekking poles setting up camp. Probably not a ...
... too late for recriminations...it was an additional 1 km walking that way and it was too cold!
Back out into the elements, which as people have commented on Facebook, it does make you feel alive, which I did, well at least cold and alive. The rain had slowed down but the wind seemed colder. We walked 7 kms to Villalcazar de Sirga where I ate an egg and potato tortilla with a bread roll...perfect!! We were so intent on making it to our destination ...