Camino de Santiago – Part 3

A long ancient bridge led us into the picturesque town of Hospital d'Ortega a few days after leaving Leon. At 204  metres it is the longest bridge along the Camino - and considering the tiny river it crosses - about 200 metres longer than strictly necessary. The majority of this aged relic stretches over a... Continue Reading →

Camino de Santiago – Part 2

Outside the main Municipal hostel in Burgos I joined the back of a long line inhabited by a truly bedraggled bunch - all staring vacantly into space. Those who arrived after were given the solemn news that there were no beds left. A Canadian woman who I had briefly walked with on the first day... Continue Reading →

Camino de Santiago – Part 1

In the grand scheme of a walk, it would be a little longer than a pleasant Sunday morning stroll. The Camino de Santiago, a thousand year old pilgrimage route, would take me from the edge of France and across Spain to the famed cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. A little less than 500 miles. I... Continue Reading →

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