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About magwood

Trepidatious Traveller - camino blog is about preparing for and walking the Camino de Santiago. Many future pilgrims have found the blog useful and inspiring, and many who have no plans to walk the camino have simply enjoyed the dialogue http://www.magwood.me

Ruta de la Lana, stage 8, Casas Ibáñez to Villarta, 28.5 km

Distance, 28.5 km Elevation gain, 146 m Elevation loss, 83 m Total distance 235.5 km Daily average, 29.4 km Unfortunately the dining room at Hotel Aro’s was not open in time for us to partake of the included breakfast. We … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana – weekly round-up

I’ve had a request from a friend (the sort that expects action 😉) to include a weekly summary map, showing all stages walked in that period. I’m not sure how many would be interested in this info, so please let … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 7, Alatoz to Casas Ibáñez, 32.5 km

Distance, 32.5 km Elevation gain, 298 m Elevation loss, 452 m Total distance 203 km Daily average, 29 km I am writing this in the absolute lap of luxury. But more of that later. The albergue last night had extremely … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 6, Alpera to Alatoz, 27 km

Distance, 27 km Elevation gain, 263 m Elevation loss, 245 m Total distance 170.5 km Daily average, 28.4 km Can I say a big thank you to all who are joining me on this adventure via my blog. And thanks … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 5, Almansa to Alpera , 26km

Distance, 26 km Elevation gain, 323 m Elevation loss,163 m Total distance 143.5 km Daily average, 28.7 km No wind, no rain…🎼 Well, there was a fresh breeze, but none of the high winds and blow-you-off-your-feet gusts that we have … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 4, Caudete to Almansa, 28.5 km

Distance, 28.5 km Elevation gain, 262 m Elevation loss,172 m Total distance 117.5 km Daily average, 29 km We leave at 07:00 in the dark and are instantly bombarded with a vicious bitter wind. Normally the weather doesn’t present it’s … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 3, Sax to Caudete , 32 km

Distance 33km (which included wandering about town) Elevation gain, 169 m Elevation loss, 45 m Total distance, 89.1 km Daily average 29.8 km We wanted to leave this morning too early to partake of the breakfast included in the cost … Continue reading

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