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May 2, 2019 - Ambasmestas

2 May 2019 – Ambasmestas Oh I am happy hiking again. I cheated a bit the first day walking only from Cacabelos to Villafranca del Bierzo on the first day. I was slow but took a high route little travelled by pilgrims past my favourite house in all of Spain. It is located high on a hill surrounded by grapevines. Everytime I see that house I say to myself – that is where I will live when I get really old. The views are spectacular though he house is small. I arrived in Villafranca in time for the 1 May celebration with all the locals walking...

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Solo Camino 2019

May 2, 2014 - Ambasmestas

Tough climb out of Villafranca but beautiful views along the way. Reaching the Alto (top) we took the wrong turn and bushwacked a bit through an orchard of chestnut trees and then found the trail again and had a hard long hike back down the hill. After lunch the rest of the route was along a river and followed a highway - fortunately with a divider separating us from the cars. It became quite warm today so the shade in the valley was quick and we arrived in Ambasmestas in time to work on the owners white wine. Yes, we have abandoned vino...

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