Category Archives: Camino Frances

Conspicuous by my absence…

I have received a comment from a follower of the blog to remind me that I haven’t posted here for quite some time.  Four months to be exact.  I’m not sure where all that time went! So here is a … Continue reading

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100,000 views – THANK YOU

Today I have reached a milestone – and not of the kilometre variety that were marking my journey along the camino de Santiago, but a blogging achievement – 100,000 views on the Trepidatious Traveller blog. When I started writing the … Continue reading

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CBBH photo challenge: flowers

This month I’m participating in the ‘Conejo Blanco Blog Hop‘ hosted by Marianne of East of Málaga blog fame. Marianne’s blog concentrates on the area of Andalucia known as ‘La Axrquia’ and is full of useful information and stunning photographs. … Continue reading

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Day 20, 5 May 2013, Hospital de Órbigo to Santa Catalina de Samoza, 25 km

This morning was bright and not too cold. We walked across country through farmland (with cows) to the next village. We came across an Irish woman who had been staying in the same albergue as us for a couple of … Continue reading

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Day 19, 4 May 2013, Virgen del Camino to Hospital de Órbigo, 27 km

It was much warmer today when we set off, a bit earlier than recently. No need to put on my jacket. The day was quite hazy, but with a clear pale blue sky. We had options – either a track … Continue reading

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Day 18, 3 May 2013, Puente Villarente to Virgen del Camino, 22 km

Another late start this morning. No one in our dormitory got up until about 7:30 am which is very late. I was already up but was able to take my time to pack up and get started. The forecast said … Continue reading

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Day 17, Calzadilla de Los Hermanillos to Puente Villarente, 32 km

Last night our host kept us entertained with his antics, and he spoke to Rosie and Mikey when I was skyping them, much to their bemusement. We had a good dinner with lots of choice and again asked for my … Continue reading

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