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Camino Week 3

Day 15 – Itero de la Vega to Villalcázar de Sirga
1 year ago

Day 15 – Itero de la Vega to Villalcázar de Sirga

I began my Camino with a secret side-mission: to grasp the Spanish language and become ‘fluent’ by the time I finished the walk into Santiago de Compostela. However, by Day …
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Day 16 – Villalcázar de Sirga to Ledigos
1 year ago

Day 16 – Villalcázar de Sirga to Ledigos

Long-distance walks offer up insightful revelations in the most unsuspecting places. Epiphanies can materialise while climbing over soaring mountains, weaving amongst ancient forests or venturing along wild coastal pathways. Day …
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Day 17 – Ledigos to Bercianos Del Real Camino
1 year ago

Day 17 – Ledigos to Bercianos Del Real Camino

If a hiker tells you that a 790+ km long-distance journey is all killer and no filler, they’re fibbing. It doesn’t matter if you’re following the PCT in the US, …
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Day 18 – Bercianos Del Real Camino to Mansilla de las Mulas
1 year ago

Day 18 – Bercianos Del Real Camino to Mansilla de las Mulas

I’ve always suspected that it’s a basic human impulse to yearn for rewarding new experiences; however, somewhere along the way to adulthood, we refit this instinct to crave comfort, convenience …
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Day 19 – Mansilla De Las Mulas to León
1 year ago

Day 19 – Mansilla De Las Mulas to León

As a result of my feet flittering through the route’s previous major municipalities – in Pamplona, Burgos and Logroño – I hadn’t yet absorbed big-city culture on the Camino Francés. …
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Day 20 – León (Rest Day)
1 year ago

Day 20 – León (Rest Day)

The Camino’s extravagant cities provide captivating experiences for a travel-worn trekker. Just the thought of bubbling festivities, sprawling parklands and ancient architecture can replenish the reserves of even the most …
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Day 21 – León to Villar de Mazarife
1 year ago

Day 21 – León to Villar de Mazarife

If you’ve managed to hike an entire long-distance trail without questioning every decision you’ve ever made, then congratulations to you. Well done. I have much less control of my thoughts …
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