Day 24, Triacastle to Barbadelo, Spain, Oct. 2, 2008

15 miles, not much ascent, mostly easy descent on ancient paths lined with chestnut trees. 7:50 am to 4 pm Fabulous day of walking. Beautiful, green country looks like England.   Met Wilson again, good visit with Wilson about life. The stone pathway, called a corredoira, is lined with ancient, huge chestnuts and oaks. InContinue reading “Day 24, Triacastle to Barbadelo, Spain, Oct. 2, 2008”

Day 2 on the El Camino, Spain, Diary notes

September 10, 2008, Espinal to Villava, 19 miles900 feet ascent, 1,200 feet descent.Hike from 8 am to 4 pm. *Mostly in shaded forsts and trails bordered withholm oak, maples, holly, Scot pine, walnut trees. *Pure pleasure of walking all day. *Early morning mist as I walked down into the valley. *Bought salami, cheese, bread, aContinue reading “Day 2 on the El Camino, Spain, Diary notes”