Posada de la Casa del Abad de Ampudia
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Cool start to a sunny day during which we coincide at intervals with Oz couple Ken & Helen from Melbourne. Soft southerners were clad in long trousers. Today is our first taste of the Sendas - paths alongside roads - which can be rather dull so we took an alternative route along the Rio Ucieza which despite being 1km longer was much more pleasant. Villalcazar de Sirga was our stop for lunch and to visit the magnificent Templar church Santa Maria, with porch, rose window and ...
... is large, with several tents set up and a large teepee, presumably only functional when not raining. A covered porch is not entirely covered, with water dripping in from the light rain, falling into perfectly placed plants. The seating on the porch is rows of movie theater chairs, quite comfortable. Inside, the walls are covered in graffiti... words of encouragement, song lyrics, pot leaves. Apparently the hospitalero there had started his camino last summer, arrived at ...
We only had 6K more to our destination for the day, Carrion de los Condes. Even though the clouds persisted into the afternoon, the cool breeze seems to have started it's siesta early and the afternoon hike was warm and muggy. We did a nice 17.1 miles today. It didn't seem like that was nearly enough. We didn't slog into town dirty, dusty and exhausted. It was a nice change.
This evening, after a nice dinner of ...
... said that this, of all the churches, was unmissable. It was very dark and cold inside but once my eyes got accustomed to it, it was wonderful. It has strong links with the Knights Templar, an organisation which has always interested me.
Being flat, there were a lot of cyclists today. Judging from their lack of panniers and lack of a Buen Camino greeting, they must have been on a cycling holiday in the area. As ...
... in a day? She said 15 miles!!! Ha,ha! I could have done if I didn't stop at all but there is much to photograph, and stop and stare at, and marvel at,and give thanks for, and just stand there and weep because it is so awe inspiring.... So am I going to do 250 miles this time? I don't know but Does it really matter? I dont think so.... being here is all that matters.