Category Archives: Camino de la Lana

A spectacular city in the rain

Today is our mini-break. A day off planned so that we could explore this beautiful city. And we have explored, both after arriving yesterday and today – and every step in the lashing rain. “Cuenca is a city set in … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 12, Fuentes to Cuenca, 24 km

Distance, 24 km Elevation gain, 244 m Elevation loss, 321 m Total distance, 351.5 km Daily average, 29.3 km We knew it was going to happen! I looked at every weather forecast hoping that at least one of them would … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 10, Campillo de Altobuey to Monteaguado de las Salinas, 36 km

Distance, 36 km Elevation gain, 408 m Elevation loss, 371 m Total distance, 303.5 km Daily average, 30.35 km Last night, just as we settled down with our shared blanket, the darkened room suddenly lit up, followed by an almighty … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 9, Villarta to Campillo de Altobuey, 32 km

Distance, 32 km Elevation gain, 394 m Elevation loss, 220 m Total distance 267.5 km Daily average, 29.7 km We had to wait until 21:00 for the restaurant to open last evening. I don’t think they get many customers asking … Continue reading

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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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