Monthly Archives: September 2013

My Day With The Meseta

Thursday, September 19, 2013   Waking up in Rabe de las Calzadas seems easy.  A small room with four bunk beds does not engender sleeping late, so I decide to suck it up (for the sake of my Meseta travels today) … Continue reading

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Getting To The Front Edge Of The Meseta . . .

Wednesday,September 18, 2013  The walk out of Burgos is nearly as confusing as Brierley makes it out to be.  I stop at my now favorite cafe for my last dose of breakfast eggs on the way out, and ask the waitress.  … Continue reading

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Second Burgos Day

Tuesday, September 17, 2013  Awaking all by myself is such a luxury after over two weeks of hearing the morning machinations of, oh, between six and sixty other trekkers while it’s still dark outside.  I am alone and don’t have … Continue reading

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First Burgos Day

Sunday, September 15, 2013.  I awaken ready to begin the two-day walk to Burgos, though I know I will get a bus into the big city’s outskirts, having been told that it is a horrendous walk into this lovely city.  … Continue reading

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Catching up with some past days . . .

I am reluctant to go backward, but I also don’t want to miss an accounting of some earlier days, and I’ll try to catch up more quickly in the next few days, so here goes: Tuesday, September 10, 2013  Torres … Continue reading

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The Written Map – Town by Town, Day by Day – The First Fifteen Days

Okay, some of you have wanted to follow with maps, so here is my day-by-day travel, with no real details but for the mileage/km. on my pedometer.  But if you are a map-hound, here you go.  And if not, you … Continue reading

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An Eight-To-Five Camino Day

Sunday, September 15, 2013 My lovely little commune albergue was the site of a delicious communal meal for nine of us last night.  Acacio and Orietta were host and chef respectively, and with six peregrinos and one volunteer, we sat … Continue reading

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