Monthly Archives: May 2014

To The Foot of the Mountain at Villafranca

The following morning we got up and had a great breakfast in the lower level of the hotel and set out on the plaza to find the Camino.  Right in front of the hotel we ran into the Irish ladies … Continue reading

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Past the Cruz de Ferro to Ponferrada

We ate breakfast as soon as the dining room opened.  While seated at our table we spoke with a guy we had seen from time to time on the Camino.  He was in his sixties, from Switzerland, and had walked … Continue reading

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From the Palacio de Gaudi Up to Rabanal

After the wonderful dinner last night, we were expecting an equally good breakfast, and we were not disappointed.  Since Greg had already purchased food, we didn’t need to take anything from the hotel.  I appreciated the plentiful coffee that was … Continue reading

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Villadangos to Astorga

Greg and I got an early start.  We didn’t see Phyllis or Manfred when we left right after breakfast.  We did run into Manfred however about halfway to San Martin and said hello.  It appeared that he wanted to walk … Continue reading

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Short Trip to Villadangos

Since our bus did not leave until 10:00 am, we enjoyed a leisurely breakfast and stocked up on fruit and bread once again.  We got ourselves together and walked the few blocks to Plaza San Domingo.  At the bus stop, … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Gaudi and Gothic Beauty

  Breakfast in the dining room was magnificent, just like the hotel. There was an ample buffet that had various meats and cheeses along with many kinds of fruit and good scrambled eggs. Even though we knew we were going … Continue reading

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Bus to Leon

It was just as cold in the morning, and it appeared that no heat came on at all during the night. This was certainly the worst of the hotels we had stayed at thus far. Breakfast was actually not too … Continue reading

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