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Ruta de la Lana, stage 24, San Esteban de Gormaz to Alcubilla de Avellaneda, 25 km

Distance, 25 km Elevation gain, ? m Elevation loss, ? m Total distance, 678.5 km Daily average, 28.3 km The day starts well with a farewell to Marianne and Ruedi, our Swiss friends with whom we have been keeping pace … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 23, Caracena to San Esteban de Gormaz, 29.5 km

Distance, 29.5 km Elevation gain, 210 m Elevation loss, 453 m Total distance, 653.5 km Daily average, 28.4 km Señora María Angeles opened the bar for us at 07:00 for breakfast and cooked cheese omelettes for Marianne and Ruedi whilst … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 22, Retortillo de Soria to Caracena, 24 km

Distance, 24 km Elevation gain, 266 m Elevation loss, 386 m Total distance, 624 km Daily average, 28.4 km We are informed by my notes that the first 12 km of this stage are on the road. But I am … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 21, Atienza to Retortillo de Soria, 24 km

Distance, 24 km Elevation gain, 540 m Elevation loss, 398 m Total distance, 600 km Daily average, 28.6 km There was no rush to get up this morning, as we were fairly sure our washing wouldn’t be dry too early.   … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 20, Sigüenza to Atienza, 37 km

Distance, 37 km Elevation gain, 696 m Elevation loss, 530 m Total distance, 576 km Daily average, 28.8 km It is again a cold start to the morning, there are patches frost on the ground but the sky is clear … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 19, Mandayona to Sigüenza, 25.5 km

Distance, 25.5 km Elevation gain, 366 m Elevation loss, 266 m Total distance, 539 km Daily average, 28.4 km The hailstones from last evening were still in evidence in the hedgerows this morning. It is cold, but no wind and … Continue reading

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Ruta de la Lana, stage 18, Masegoso de Tajuña to Mandayona, 23 km

Distance, 23 km Elevation gain, 382 m Elevation loss, 432 m Total distance, 513.5 km Daily average, 28.5 km This morning we bade a sad farewell to our spanish friends Javier and Pablo. Family matters dictate that they need to … Continue reading

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