We had a week in Santiago de Compostela after we had finished our Camuno
The weather started to clear up as we headed away from Portomarin for our last few days on the Camino.
The days are starting to merge and recalling the names and places becomes more difficult.
Quote “The Meseta is the central Spanish tableland, which intersects the Camino Frances between Burgos and Leon. It is a part of Spain known among pilgrims for its wide skies, dry heat and flat lands, all of which mess with perceptions of time and distance.” This is all true. We were pleased to be riding … More Camino days 7 to 10. – Burgos to Leon (The Meseta)
3 days and 136 km across Spain. This is a lovely country to ride through. (The nice weather helps.)
We had one of the best Pilgrim meals so far. It consisted of a salad and bread followed by a whole roast chicken (for two). This included a bottle of wine and ice cream for dessert. Total cost €12 pp. The goal today was to get up Alto del Perdón “Where the path of the … More Camino day 3 – Larrasoaña to Cirauqui
The day started wet although it wasn’t cold as we headed out from the Monastery. It did get better as the day progressed we only cover 30km in 4:5 hours of riding. The track was quite rough in parts where we had to walk our bikes
The day was overcast as we headed away but the sky cleared as we headed up the Pyrenees. We chose to take the more difficult Nepoleon route which climbs to 1,400 metres in a very short distance. We had deviated off the track at the recommendation of the casino cycling guide. Some of these were … More Camino day 1 – St Jean Pied de Port to Roncesvalle
When the opportunity came to cycle the Camino we jumped at it We had previously cycled the Portuguese Camino back in 2018 and enjoyed the whole experience, so when our time in the UK had come to an end we set our sights on a new challenge. Cycling the 790 km French Camino from St … More Canal boating in France