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Las Herrerías to Triacastela

A long day – eight and a half hours walking. Surprisingly though, not so many aches and pains as yesterday (maybe because we’d had a better sleep last night, despite banging doors and talking from the dormitory across the hall.) So Nick didn’t do his Andy Murray impression, which is a shame for me as it was quite funny! 223 more words


City of Cleveland Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month With Vibrant Celebration

The City of Cleveland’s Hispanic Heritage Month committee held its opening celebration on Sept. 14 in the City Hall Rotunda.

The event was a celebration of Latino music, food and culture. 45 more words


Villafranca to Las Herrerías

So glad to get to our digs for the night – seven and a half hours on the road! The last couple of hours were really hard. 166 more words


Start of day 2

A beautiful morning and a much better brekky! Today is a tough one with a steep climb at the beginning and end. We’ve stashed our pockets with cake from the breakfast buffet so won’t run out of sugar! G

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Ponferrada to Villfranca del Bierzo

Very excited to get going this morning! Left the hostel about 9.30 after a very basic brekky of cereal , toast and cake. The path is really well marked with the shell symbols and yellow arrows – just as well as getting out of the town was tricky. 241 more words



Finally arrived after 15 hours travelling – two flights and three trains. It all went well and made all our connections on time. Struggled a bit with the language – they speak so fast. 123 more words