EP5 - CAMINO FRANCES | The one with the cat and the river crossing DAY: Reliegos to Leon

The one with the playful cat and the river crossing I went to bed rather late as I was watching the nail-gripping England vs Columbia world cup match. I think I woke people up by screaming at the TV as the match went to penalties and was very exciting (considering I never watch football!).    I…

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Hi everyone, It’s Rachel here. I thought I would take the time to tell you 7 reasons why I love the Camino de Santiago and why I think that it is a very helpful experience for me as I am only 16 years old.  I have walked the Camino three times now. One when I was only 13,…

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If you have been reading the Adventure Geek blog and book reviews then you will know that I am a fan of George Mahood.  His adventures are always humorous and this recent read is no exception. One Mans Journey from Hospital Bed to Ironman Triathlon Official blurb:- Operation Ironman follows George Mahood’s hilarious and inspiring journey…

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As some of you may know, I am heading back to Spain in October 2018 to walk the Camino Ingles (English Way).   I will be walking from the old landing steps at Ferrol in Northern Spain to the Cathedral in Santiago.  This route walks along the coast and then through the beautiful green landscape of the…

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EP4- CAMINO FRANCES | The long and winding road DAY: Bercianos to Reliegos

The very long and winding road This morning was super weird!  I woke early (about 5 am) and decided to creep out of our room and go and find a quiet place to write in my journal and have some “me” time.  The scary thing was that I couldn’t get out of the building.  I…

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Camino Frances, Terradillos to Bercianos

The day we unburdened Julie of 6 lbs! It took me a while to get off to sleep last night as there was a donkey outside making donkey noises.  A melatonin tablet did the trick! (Thanks to Susan R for that tip!). Today we are walking from Terradillos to Bercianos.  Julie set off like a…

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If I could have a £1 for every time I have been asked this question since my return from the Camino, I would be a wealthy lady! I enjoy my challenges in life and I am always looking for the next thing.  In fact, Julie and I started making a list a few years ago…

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The day we met a lady carrying 16 pairs of knickers! Distance walked: 18miles / 28 km / 41k steps We woke up excited and ready to hit the trail (after I accidentally broke Julie’s brand new trekking poles… oops).  Our first stop was breakfast at a cafe around the corner from the hostel which…

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