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Travel Blogs from León
... that it is open when I get there. Everything closes in Spain between 2 to 4 pm with the exception of restaurants, cafes and Bars. When I get there, it is open and with a little help from the guy working there, and who fortunately speaks some English, I manage to get a good pair of women's hiking shoes. Straight away I can tell they will be both comfortable and supportive of my feet. Bingo!!! I tell him I will buy them and he proceeds to package them for me and as I leave ...
... 7 kms of the Camino today was devoid of any village or amenities until we reached the town of Reliegos, only 6.1 km from Mansilla de las Mulas. Apparently the name of Mansilla de las Mulas derives from "mano en silla" meaning "hand on the saddle" and "de las mulas" meaning "of the mules". The town was previously a prominent town as a livestock market. At Reliegos we stop for a rest and something to eat and shortly we are joined by Sharron and then ...
After having now been robbed twice on the Camino, having lived in the US for 42 years and never having had it happen, that I can remember, I'm a little skeptical about coming back, and I'm a little bit less appreciative of this country and some of its people. However, I've made a committment and I will be back to complete it.
I decided to spend an extra day in Leon, it is a really nice, beautiful City. I bought a train ticket to Madrid for tomorrowl ...
5 star breakfast had, we hit the road looking for the next main pilgrim town. We tried to stay closely to the old road as we wanted to see what it was like and how many were out there, and **** me, it was a ******* highway !!!
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Arriving late in Madrid, we stayed overnight before drove the 300ish ks to Leon. I had wanted to come here for a while and as this was on the Camino Frances route, this place was a highlight for the Peregrinos. I had also managed to book us into an old Monastery that ...
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