Category Archives: Albergues on the Camino

Faramello and a bit of Italian!

Friday, September 28.  From Padron, it’s an easy walk out with the usual mist and fog, and as usual, it will be cool until the fog disappears.  Then the sun will blast bright and beautiful, but hard on an oldish … Continue reading

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Redondela, Rosa, and Our “Private Room”

Saturday, September 22 – Breakfast at the Hotel Arco’s café, run by Manuel’s daughter. She too tells me about her mother (Manuel’s wife) walking from Sarria to Santiago in three days. 100 km in three days. I ask, “WHY?” and … Continue reading

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Across The Portuguese/Spanish Border

Thursday, September 20. I’ve been thinking about how very different this Camino is . . . not only that I’ve been in Portugal rather than Spain, thus far.  Not only that I’m on a beach boardwalk for the most part, … Continue reading

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Miraz to Sobrado dos Monxes to Arzua

Saturday, October 3, 2015.  The beginning of Week Six and I can hardly believe the time is going so quickly.  It surely didn’t fly past in the first three or four weeks this time. I get up in the dark … Continue reading

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To Noja and Guemes

Wednesday, Sepember 9, 2015. From Argoños – Noja to Guemas and the “famous” Albergue de Peregrinos de Bustio Up this morning early and out; the “carrot” is the first café con leche of the day in Noja, 4 km from … Continue reading

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On the road from Deba through Guernika to Bilbao

Thursday, September 3, 2015.  From Deba, I skip quickly past Markina (see a pilgrim getting off the bus in Deba as I get on, and two more young pilgrims joining me in Deba to points west) and walk for  two … Continue reading

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The Surprises At The End Of The Day – Pasai Donibane and on to San Sebastian

Saturday, August 29, 2015 (continued). We return (up the 119 steps) and I settle in at the kitchen table to write this. Gathering at the table are at least half of the temporary residents, eating a delicious meal or watching … Continue reading

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