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We left Burgos blurry eyed at 7 bells, oddly no bells were tolling.
For those of you statisticians in the group, keep track. This is day 13 of walking, 390,000 steps, 25,000 calories, 223 miles, 3 lost or about to be lost toenails, 12 blisters, 14 hotels and a dozen bottles of wine. All that brings us to Hontanas.
This was our first day walking the Meseta. The Meseta is known ...
... said that this, of all the churches, was unmissable. It was very dark and cold inside but once my eyes got accustomed to it, it was wonderful. It has strong links with the Knights Templar, an organisation which has always interested me.
Being flat, there were a lot of cyclists today. Judging from their lack of panniers and lack of a Buen Camino greeting, they must have been on a cycling holiday in the area. As ...
... opted for the
Donativo Albergue (pay by donation) ... perhaps another guided
moment. The German Hospitalera was warm and firm as you might
imagine a Frau to be. At first we were not sure she would let us
stay because D did not have his Pilgrim's Passport (we think we
either lost it in Pamplona, or accidentally packed it up with the ítems we sent
forward to Santiago). A Pilgrim's Albergue is for the exclusive use
Hi Family and Friends,
I hope this finds you all safe and well. I haven't been able to write for a while due to remote areas, lack of wi fi, managing my feet and the forever present lost in translation.I am a few days behind with my blogs so I will do my best to keep all the happenings in chronological order. I am writing this in Sahagun, a very much unplanned stop and I will fill you in on how I got here via the next few entries.
Day 16 sees a rather soulless ...
... far from true. I literally feel like she is hurting worse than anyone on the trail. When she reaches the next albergue she plants in bed and let's me do my "honey do list." She laughs at me everyday because I can't help but keep going. The whole thing seems like a race to relax. You have to get there at a decent time to get the good albergue. If you get there past 1:00 prepare to fight for everything. There will be a large line for showers, clothes washing, ...