Monthly Archives: September 2012

Going Down to Palencia, Then Up to Sahagun Via the Train

The sun was just showing its face as we arrived at the Fromista train station. We planned to reduce some of the Meseta by taking the train to Palencia and then catching a connecting train to the town of Sahagun … Continue reading

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Fromista with a car advantage

Our host at the Casa Rural where we (Chris, Doreen and I) stayed gave us a big boost this morning by driving us to Itero de la Vega which meant that we did not have to traverse the hill and … Continue reading

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28.6 kms – The Body Says Way Too Many

For a small village, Rabe de las Calzados sure knows how to party. All night in fact! Just adjacent from our open window, that home was party central. Since no one in the room got much sleep we were up … Continue reading

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Slow start and Short Distance

I am angry with myself but I have reached my planned destination for the day of Rabe de las Calzados – 13.3 kms. I was going to set off at first light around 7 am but my plans went awry … Continue reading

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A Day Of Rest and A Museum

I happened to leave my hotel window open last evening which was a mistake because it was early morning – like 5 am before the street noise became quiet. I was up and out of the hotel as I wanted … Continue reading

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Enjoying Burgos on my 61st Birthday

I lay on the bunk in the Albergue until the hospitalier came and told me I had to be out by 8 am. So, I got up and quickly stuffed my clothes in my backpack because I had already booked … Continue reading

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West to Burgos – September 14

I was awake early as there was a gentleman in our six bed room that insisted he needed to be up and out the door at 5 am. Since my bed was by the door, I was awakened when he … Continue reading

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Solo – September 13

When someone switched on the light in the room I was sleeping in, it was a surprise to me to look over to where Kathy was sleeping to see that she was gone leaving just the bare bed. I was … Continue reading

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September 12 – Response from the truckers

One item that did not get posted with yesterday blog. After the delicious supper of broccoli and potato soup, a mixed salad, rice and beans, and everyone was relaxing, Miro went out to his car and returned with this HUGE … Continue reading

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Back On Track For This Day – September 11, 2012

It is really surprising that 21 kms can slip by very quickly with the inter city bus and 1.50€. Kathy and I caught the 7:45 am bus from Najera to Santo Domingo de Calzada. Just as we were leaving the … Continue reading

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