Day 15 - Sahagun

Day 15 – Sahagun

Morning: Well, it is morning in Fromista and I’m not walking today. I left the pensione early in order to catch the train. Seeing people start the trail this morning while I was stuck taking the train bothered me a…

Day 16 - Sahagun - Rest Day

Day 16 – Sahagun – Rest Day

Last night was somewhat strange. Late night Spanish television is bizarre, especially if you don’t speak Spanish. It is filled with call-in money games and bad adventure movies with women in tank tops, and a more than fair share of…

Rest Days & Travel Groups

Rest Days & Travel Groups

I have just finished up spending two nights in Sahagun. I´m travelling by train this morning to El Burgo Ranero (a ten-minute train ride) where I will overnight , then I´m on to Leon to spend two nights. This will…

Day 17 - Mansilla de las Mulas

Day 17 – Mansilla de las Mulas

Well, I made it easily to El Burgo Ranero. The rail system in Spain is wonderfully on time and cheap. However, the town turned out to be over a kilometre from the train station. I was worried that it would…

Day 18 – León

Day 18 – León

The Camino does what the Camino does. As I was waiting for the bus to take me to León this morning, in walked Peter and Morag. Morag´s ankle is starting to get inflamed so they decided it would be best…

Day 19 – León – Rest Day

Day 19 – León – Rest Day

It was a cool morning with grey clouds and some light drizzle that made the cobblestone streets slick. Keith and I started with breakfast in a nice café by the Cathedral. We sat in the warmth of the café by…

Day 20 – Hosptial de Orbigo

Day 20 – Hosptial de Orbigo

I did 29 km today. My ankle swelled up a bit a but I found that if I changed my stride a bit the pain diminished quite a bit. I left León a bit before Keith. But he, of course,…

Day 21 – Murais de Rechivaldo

Day 21 – Murais de Rechivaldo

I had a decent sleep last night. However, when I went to the bathroom this morning I forgot to take my satchel with me. Someone took the opportunity to steal 50 euros, my photos, and some papers from me. Bastard….