Camino de Madrid, Day 12, Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Medina de Rioseco to Villalon de Campos (18.91 miles / 40.40 kms) Today started well and ended well, not something you can say every day on the Camino. I was pretty happy with my room last night and I am actually glad I didn’t find the alberque. I loaded up my fifty pounds of groceries …

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Day 11, Monday, May 21, 2018

La Mudarra/Villanubla to Medina de Rioseco (15.32 miles / 24.68 kms) Today started off as a good day. I had a great day of rest and a good night’s sleep. I had considered where I would start back on the Camino again and decided not to go back to Villanubla because I would be walking …

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Camino de Madrid, Day 9, Saturday, May 19, 2018k

Puente Duero to Villanubla/Valladolid (19.98 miles / 32.17 kms) Today was a very long and tiring day, and therefore probably a long blog. It started well and then went to, ok, Valladolid! Our hospitalero woke us up at 6:30 this morning playing some type of upbeat Spanish rumba music. Even though it’s early enough to …

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Camino de Madrid, Day 3, Saturday, May 13, 2018k

Cercedilla to Segovia (10.24 miles / 16.51 kms) So, today was the big day, or what is the biggest challenge on the Camino Madrid, climbing and crossing the Puerto de la Fuenfria (pass) over the 1,796m (6,106’) mountain top that has an eight degree, five mile long, steep uphill climb, and then fifteen downhill miles …

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