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... the population and that's what it is. Gives reason to the derelict buildings. He says sometimes in winter or summer some places will be occupied, but some places he's never seen anyone around.
He then tells us about the land around - he had hoped to buy some of the land across the wall. Now here's a story........you own a piece of land - you die - it doesn't go to the eldest or whoever you want to give it to. The law says you must divide it equally between ...
... we measured it - it's 400 +/- a few metres!
We have been discussing this with the Dutch couple (Angela and Theo). who have joined us again tonight and we are the only four people in the Albergue. A good laugh! We will lose them again tomorrow as we will do a longer 28km day - that's the plan anyway. Angela prefers 15/20km days. Lovely people.
Found a great little shop and got some easy brekky supplies as its get your own here and we can leave ...
... be nice to climb again. Though my buddy reminds me while I like going up (he doesn't), I hate getting down. Requires too much concentration for the brain and I'm a perfect clutz!
With VDLP you never have any idea of what the digs will be like or what you're going to get. Some places don't have albergues or the only accommodation is an Albergue, or the Albergue is closed indefinitely, or a local had turned their house into a casa rural/hostal/Albergue affair. ...
Left early early organic bfast With the Canadian sisters Cowboy bar Walked with Amy Stayed albergue Guacelmo part of the Benedictine monastery John and Maggie hospidoleros Afternoon tea with brother Marinos German had been to BNE had a falcon Went to vespers and spoke a few lines Pilgrim dinner with ...
... floor and very comfortable and quiet.
We finally left the hotel by 11:30. We had a bit of trouble finding the road out of the square and the TomTom was no help. It pointed us to a one way street, the wrong way. So Tom headed for the next exit and was shaken when Ruth yelled "steps" – he was about to drive down stairs. We were successful on our third attempt to leave.
This was a ...