Tag: Cruz de Ferro

The Highest Point of the Journey

Monday, October 14th – 9:30 pmAC Marriott (Rm 401), PonferradaToday’s Walk: Foncebadón to Ponferrada Today was one of the most memorable experiences on the Camino. J’Nell and I reach the highest point we will travel (1,515 meters or 4,970 feet) on the Frances Way of St James, spend hours up in the gorgeous and serene…

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Hiking Back to High Country

Sunday, October 13th – 8:08 pmRoom 1 at La Posada del Druida, FoncebadónToday’s Walk: Castrillo de Los Polvazares to Foncebadón At 8:45 am J’Nell and I are treated to a brilliant sunrise rising over the exact center of town, casting a golden glow on the cobblestone street.  Simply stunning.  I would have liked to have…

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A Delightful Detour

October 12th- SaturdayAstorga to Castrillo de Los Polvazares With only four miles to walk today and our albergue for the evening booked, J’Nell and I sleep in late at Hotel Gaudi and further explore the alluring hilltop town of Astorga.  After leaving our mochillas (backpacks) at the front desk at check-out, we head back to…

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