Monthly Archives: April 2015

Ballota Through The Mud April 30/2015

I stayed on the highway most of the day but I went off going to Santa Marina and later to Ballota. Nothing but mud, streams to cross and trees to climb over. But in the end I came to Hotel … Continue reading

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There are alberigues and then there are awesome albergues April 28/15

i made it to Casa Carmena, a private albergue and was gob smacked, the best modern alberigue of all three caminos. The two welcoming ladies were very kind. Place designed by Sara. You don’t bump your head in your bunk. … Continue reading

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Aviles On The Busses April 27/15

Not a great day! Waited 2 hours in Llanes for a bus. Wifi was available but it wouldn’t work. Rained all the way to Gijon. At the last minute I decided to bus to Aviles as there was a large … Continue reading

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In Serdio Today April 24/2015

No one here speaks English but I wanted to try Apple cider, only to find I’d have to buy a bottle for 3 euros. Sidra de manzanna . I googled it. No, I didn’t want to throw away 90% of … Continue reading

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Tortilla and Cafe con Leche in St Vicente de La Barquera April 23/2015

     Left Comillas at 8:30 am without food  and walked the Camino trail but it was mostly asphalt roads. I walked with Angela from Australia who lives in Sidney six months of the year and travels the other six months.  We … Continue reading

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Comillas Memorable April 22

Arrived in old part of Comillas too early to get into the albergue but an old lady offered to keep my backpack and sticks until opening time at 3 pm.  Stayed in an Abby for 5 euros last night and … Continue reading

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One of the Best Albergues and the Couple Deserves Awards

it is the next albergue after Guemes and Maria Neige and Jose Ramon are just two super albergue owners. The house is 250 years old and had formerly been an albergue on the road of royalty. There were roads designated … Continue reading

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