Monthly Archives: May 2015

Chinese American Lady Missing on Camino France’s

During my Camino del Norte walk I found out about the missing 41 year old woman Denise Theim also known as Arizona,whose brother was looking for her. She was last seen around the Astorga area and last heard from on … Continue reading

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Finances on Caminos

I think having a budget is a good practice if you want to arrive home with your Visa balance reasonable for you. If you plan to stay in all albergues the price can be by donation to as high as … Continue reading

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At Monte Do Gozo after walking 15 km

i didn’t sleep well last night and the smells and sounds of 20 people at Pedrouzo didn’t help.  I hadn’t climbed up to the top bunk until last night. I needed to open a window and that was the only … Continue reading

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Os Pendos May 13- Relaxing Albergue

I loved everything but the food. The grounds were well groomed and suited to pilgrims who want to sit in a nice garden. The rooms had few people and the bathrooms were spa quality.  For the 10 euros I was … Continue reading

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The Sweet Hospitaleros

On This Camino I have met so many nice people, especially the people in charge of the albergues. Today was a good example of how well some people do their jobs. At this albergue in Perdouzo the young man who … Continue reading

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Pedrouzo on May 14

What a difference one day on the Camino makes! Very few pilgrims yesterday and hundreds today, especially in Pedrouzo. The cafes were all vying for the business. Most had the menu del dia for 10 euros. I saw one with … Continue reading

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In Gontan In 7 Year Old Albergue

There are 4 Latvian girls and 4 German girls, my former Camino friends Hans and Annette, both Germans. I went to Abadin but the Hostal was too expensive so I was happy to make this my cheapest day on the … Continue reading

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