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Good news today - although not gone altogether, the tendinitis allows G to rejoin the team. Tucked into eggs & bacon, freshly prepared by our attentive hostess, and moved off through two small villages (one brief stop for coffee) and rolling wooded countryside. Fell in on the way with an American pastor and her daughter, who kindly photographed us at the cross above Astorga. The way into this small city was rather convoluted but well worth the effort... a delightful place ...
H&S started early, leaving G in bed to follow by road later. A nice Venezuelan doctor in the hospital attached to the cathedral identified tendinitis acquired as a result of strange walking style to protect bruised toes! After a bus ride out to the edge of the urban area H&S headed into pretty countryside with lots of trees and birds reminding H of Kenyan safari country. The ...
Up by 4:30 and on the road by 6:30. It was dark and we were feeling nervous until we saw our first shell and arrow. It was an exciting moment and gave us that feeling of confidence that we could do this. The walk to Mazarife went quicker ...
... an extension of the Meseta of
Spain and less heavily forested than the hills country I was in over the
previous day and a half in the province. The area around Miranda is said to
have a regional language still in use in some of the smaller villages that’s
closer to old Iberian Latin than Portuguese or Spanish, which probably explains
why some signs in the area are in a weird second language.
... extra each we took it. Our English, Canadian, Australian and German friends walked past when we were checking in, and Warren went out to talk to them. On the spur of the moment, he decided to walk on. We will link up again either tomorrow or Monday.
There is a communal meal in an unusual circular building with a thatched roof tonight at 7 o'clock, eating regional food which should be interesting. Unfortunately, there is ...