Category Archives: Via de la Plata

Camino Mozárabe VdlP, stage 34 Pedrosillo de los Aires to Salamanca 31 km

Today’s distance 31 km Elevation gain 260 m Elevation loss 443m Total distance from Almería 840 km I didn’t make many notes today so this post will be a bit sketchy. But firstly, I’d like to say that I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe VdlP, stage 33 Valverde de Valdelacasa to Pedrosillo de los Aires 31 km

Today’s distance 31 km Elevation gain 487 m Elevation loss 320 m Total distance from Almería 809 km We slept well and woke quite late this morning but still managed to leave by 07:30. There is a bitter, biting, gusty … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe VdlP, stage 32 Aldeanueva del Camino to Valverde de Valdelacasa 31.5 km

Today’s distance 31.5 km Elevation gain 591 m Elevation loss 303 m Total distance from Almería 778 km There won’t be many words today. This is a stage I have already covered back in 2015 when I walked from Málaga. … Continue reading

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Carry on caminoing

It must be about time I shared my plans for my next camino. What started as a vague commitment to walk in 2018 with a member of the camino forum, has snowballed into a multinational group of anything between 6 … Continue reading

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The return of an errant blogger…

What a bad blogger I have been…five months without a post. I have suffered a serious bout of bloggers block. But I can’t ignore my partner’s nagging any longer – he says that “I owe it to my followers” to … Continue reading

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Journey’s end

And so I have really come to the end of this journey. There have been so many highlights, so many people I will remember and not very many that I want to forget. Firstly there was George – we spent … Continue reading

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…..and then there was one

Well, that very odd feeling of being alone in a bustling city is here again. Very strange after being in the company of new but much appreciated friends for so long. Yesterday morning (Saturday) Olivier and I stowed our backpacks … Continue reading

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