Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo
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Today was an absolutely beautiful day! I found beauty in the churches we stopped at, in nature, in talking with Linda, Steven, and Father, in the suffering I felt, in getting breakfast and lunch, in chatting with other pilgrims along the way, and in taking the Camino a little slower so I could enjoy it for what it is!
After praying morning prayer (Our Lady of Mount Carmel was the Saint of the ...
... than the single hill of the route that we had chosen) before rejoining the actual cross-country route just before the town. It was pleasant walking through the vineyards, but the steep hills were hard work, and we were very footsore (and low on water) when we arrived at the municipal albergue at the very beginning of Villafranca. We did our usual town walkabout, but found the town confusing as some named streets did not appear on our map (and vice-versa), and ...
... Physically demanding, exhausting but in all exhilarating. The extra 2 hours via this route has paid off handsomely. The adrenaline linked to the success of the climb provides the energy for the descent - thankfully we are shaded for part of the way by hundred year old chestnut trees. The village of Trabadelo is in view. Glory! Enjoy the photos ...
... Ripe off the trees.. Peaches, plums cherries, nectarines .. So,fabulous and I had some fresh walnuts too today. It was early and he sat down with me... He told me a,story that he was married for 16 years and his wife told him she was leaving him for her first love..'he was broken hearted... Many years passed and he met a young woman he fell in love with When she finally told him that she was married ....'he,said can I tell you one thing... For the rest of my ...
... though we didn't deserve it but it was one of the special moments that get thrown at you on the Camino. I feel very spesh Total distance walked: 21.11 Km's Villadangos to Astorga 23/05 Errin: Walked 29kms. Contemplated death. Tried not to vomit. The day from start to finish was hard. We had decided we were going to push ourselves to do the stage as per our Camino book. Last. Time. Ever. We finally arrived at the hostel when some Canadians who had TAXIED part way pushed ...