Hotel Temple Ponferrada
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... I didn't give it too much thought but May is really the perfect time and I have been so lucky with the weather. Now 200 Klms to go and reaching Galicia tomorrow where the weather can be very ordinary so fingers crossed it continues to be good. Today was not a long day as ended up stopping at a market in Hospital de Orbigo, to buy cherries and other fruit. The bridge, Puente de Orbigo is one of the longest medieval bridges in Spain dating from 13thC. Friends joined me ...
... to climb tomorrow morning to reach the crest at O'Cebreiro. At La Faba there was one Albergue with 35 beds and we were likely early enough to secure 2 of them. And boy, our legs had earned the right to some rest!!
The other choice was to dig deep to some lentil-soup fueled place, and find the energy to push on to Leguna de Castilla, another 3 kms up the damn hill. Laguna, however, had one Albergue with only 18 beds, and by the time we got there, we had less confidence ...
Day 25 sees me walking the elevated 34.6 km from Rabanal to Ponferrada. The programmed walk was only to be 28km or so to Molinaseca but I felt that good at the end of the day and with the Castle of the Knights Templar awaiting another 6km on, I decided to go.
It was supposed to be a challenging walk but for me it turned out to be one of the better walks of The Camino. Although quite steeply elevated in places I had no problem with the climb and ...
... and a new Jumper, we won't be too embarrassed to be out with her now. Jimmy got two waterproof Jackets, better safe than sorry ., Met half a dozen Vietnamese, walked a while but no idea what anyone was talking about, but lots of smiling. Jim took a pic but chopped their heads ...
... stewardess and a truck driver) to do their Camino. Kudos to them!
I was blessed with yet another beautiful sunrise, which I share some pictures, although it does not come close....I know ;(
Hortensia (my bike) was packed and ready to go. I was eager to get to my first stop, La Cruz de Ferro. At almost five thousand feet in altitude it's a notorious place for pilgrims to stop and reconnect with their journeys purpose. You're supposed to ...