Posada de la Casa del Abad de Ampudia
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The title of this post is the first thing I heard from Harold this morning after I chuckled to myself on calling out the time. I knew it was late because the room was lit with sunlight. I announced the time to Harold:8:30! It is a holiday in Spain today, and this albergue is not exactly closely watched. Generally pilgrims are shooed out by 8:00, so this was a major indulgence! What would St. James think? What would he think as he stepped outside into the autumn rain. The ...
... in Oxford, England, "just like C.S. Lewis!" This is his third year in a row walking the Camino, but despite my best efforts, could not get him to disclose just why he returned each year. On the leg to Fromista, we walked along a levee. The canal is used for agriculture and was lined with trees whose leaves were turning yellow. He had many funny stories of his previous walks and staying in the albergues, but we parted ways in Fromista as I wanted to continue on one more town. And as ...
... at still 5 kms short of our destination. However on the way out of the village we were chatting to a Scottish couple and completely missed the Camino signs. We subsequently vered off course some 1.5 kms and got a bit lost. Thankfully I noticed a farmer who was ploughing his Frid waving at us from his tractor. He drove to the fence got out of the cab and gave us directions to return to the Camino. This is only one of the ...
... One of them was not in very good shape and wanted to take it easy. Mostly though, they wanted the community associated with the pace of walking. Bikers generally travel in very small packs and rarely stay long with other packs because the distance they travel each day can be so variable. Walkers have the pleasure - or pain - of never being able to escape each other... one day you may get a city ahead, but the next day you find that somehow you are in the same spot as ...
... blister dressings, anti inflammatories and joint braces was almost bare, and when the rain came down for the first time this morning, we were completely unprepared. We packed up our stuff and 0615 nonetheless and went in search for our next serviced town. We arrived just 1.5hrs later, however, the shops of course do not open until 1000 so we had some breakfast and watched the rain come down. After gathering our essentials we calculated it too late to make for ...