The day Rachel saw a snake!   A Thunderstorm is Brewing! We reluctantly left the Paradise Hotel in the dark at around 6.15am knowing that today would be challenging as we had a mountain to climb.  As we took our first steps onto the road to head into the centre of the village and catch up…

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The Camino Breaks Hearts and Unites Hearts.  This is the very first episode of the Camino Talk Show with Julia Doherty and Erik Op Ten Berg. Simply click the video below, or feel free to read the transcript below.  (Also available on iTunes as a podcast, simply search The Camino Talk Show” in the iTunes…

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The day we escaped a smeggy hostel!!! DAY: Villafranca to Las Herrerias   We left the beautiful town of Villafranca whilst it was still dark.  There was quite a bit of road walking, but the views were spectacular and we were surrounded by woods and trees, with the glimpse of open valleys and an amazing sunrise. …

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ACEBOK TO VILLAFRANCA ON THE CAMINO

 The day we swam in the river DAY: Acebo to Villafranca It’s 6.30am as I write in my journal and I have been awake for a while.  I even took a long hot shower in the very posh shower block.  This place is more like a five-star hotel than a hostel and we are all making…

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