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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 45 – Ourense to Cea 22.5 km

I was late setting off this morning and then stopped for a hot drink – Paul’s laid-back influence. The journey out of the city was not as bad as the approach, but we were on the road for around 15 … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 44 – Xunqueira de Ambia to Ourense 23.5 km

Sorry about the absence of this post yesterday, we ate at a bar without wifi last night, so I missed my opportunity to publish…… Not much of a post today. I wasn’t inspired to take many photos en route. I … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 43 – Laza to Xunqueira de Ambia 35 km

Contrary to the weather forecast, when I left the albergue this morning there was no hint of wind, although it was cold – 6 degrees centigrade I am told. I was well wrapped up and set off along the road … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 42 – La Gudiña to Laza 36 km

A very strong wind picked up last evening which was howling all night and was still raging this morning. I wrapped up with fleece sleeves under my raincoat, my buff head band over my ears, and my sock gloves keeping … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 41 – Lubián to La Gudiña 25.5 km

Today was a day of two halves with lots of ups and downs. Last night’s village had more running fuentes than I have seen anywhere (there have actually been very few), but this place has them in every street. I … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 40 – Puebla de Sanabria to Lubián 29.5 km

I’m not sure if I mentioned yesterday our farewell dinner with Alke and Patrick. It was decided that Paul would make a lentil dish, Patrick would cook pasta with vegetables and Alke would make a salad. So I went off … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 39 – Asturianos to Puebla de Sanabria 15.9 km

Another lovely and very short day today. More beautiful stone villages en route and a few water features to negotiate. A cold start with frozen fingers, but the sun came through after about an hour and thawed me out. As … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 38 – Rionegro to Asturianos 27.7 km

Well, if yesterday started off chilly, today was bloody freezing and I have the photos to prove it! The hand socks were pulled on, the buff headband was applied over the visor (could be a new look, but unfortunately I … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Camino Sanabrés) – day 37 – Santa Croya de Tera to Rionegro 29.6 km

Brrr, it was a bit chilly today. A fresh and strong head wind was with us all the way. But it was a lovely walking day. I stopped off at the church in the next village, less than a kilometre … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 36 – Tábara to Santa Croya de Tera 22.4 km

The scene of my successful attempt at finding wifi yesterday took place in restaurant/bar El Roble. Half way through my stay the landlady came over and put her phone in my hand, so that I could speak to some English … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 34 – Montamarta to Granja de Moreruela 24.6 km

Well, the decision was made – not easily – but I decided to walk the route I would have taken without any outside influence, and said goodbye to a rather dejected looking Olivier not long after 06:00. I hope we … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 33 – Zamora to Montamarta 21 km

Wow! I got that over quickly – a cold shower. There have been several times when my travelling companions have reported only cold water, but I have always found someone to sort it out before I commit myself, but today … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 32 – Cubo del Vino to Zamora 33 km

I made an early start this morning as much heat was forecast for the day. However it started off freezing and I had to stop to put on my coat and a pair of socks on my hands. There was … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 31 -Salamanca to Cubo del Vino 38.8 km

I didn’t mention much about the Albergue in yesterday’s post. The Albergue Casa la Calera in operated by Los Amigos del Camino. There are sixteen beds in two fairly small rooms, separate bathroom facilities (yay!) and a good kitchen. It … Continue reading

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Camino Mozárabe (Via de la Plata) – day 30 – San Pedro de Rozados to Salamanca 24.5 km

I updated yeaterday’s entry, so if you want to know how the day went please go back and take a look. Today started very fresh but a lot less cold than yesterday and I had soon warmed up with a … Continue reading

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