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Finisterre (Days 45 and 46 on the Camino)

Days 3 and 4 on the Camino Finesterre I have made it to the end of the world – Finisterre! My pilgrimage, plus extension, is now finally over. Tomorrow we will return to Santiago (by bus) and begin our return … Continue reading

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Arzua (Day 39 on the Camino)

One thing we have learned on this pilgrimage is that the Camino has a way of humbling everyone who travels on her. Just when you think things are going your way and your plans are good and solid, the Camino … Continue reading

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A Calzada and Melide (Days 37 and 38 on the Camino)

Edging ever closer to Santiago (only 3 days away on our current schedule), we departed from Portomarin yesterday under cold but clear skies. During the day there wasn’t even a wisp of clouds in the sky – a welcome change … Continue reading

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Ponferrada and Cacabelos (Days 30 and 31 on the Camino)

Yesterday we continued our trek down from the mountains around Acebo and onto the plain below. At times the hike was quite treacherous with loose stones, steep trails, exposed bedrock, and slippery conditions, since it had been raining on and … Continue reading

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Astorga and Rabanal del Camino (Days 27 and 28 on the Camino)

Over the past few days we have slowly been gaining altitude as we approach and enter the foothills of the Mountains of Leon that sit between us and the final miles leading into Santiago. Over the next day or two … Continue reading

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Hospital de Orbigo (Day 26 on the Camino)

Our walk today continued alongside the same motorway we followed yesterday. It was not a particularly interesting walk, but there were a few stretches that veered away from the highway for a bit and offered us a quiet, shady path, … Continue reading

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Leon and Villadangos del Paramo (Days 24 and 25 on the Camino)

Yesterday we arrived in the city of Leon. The approach was through the industrial outskirts of the city and may not have been the most scenic to look at, but it offered us a glimpse of the city that we … Continue reading

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