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Day 26 Siete Iglsia de Trabancos 25k A shorter day on the trail which is mostly flat and easy walking. Corn and sunflowers are the on show and are little village is named after the seven churches found here. That’s a lot of churches for the 500 people that live here.

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Day 25 Medina de Campo 34k The walk out of this large town takes forever through the large industrial sector so it’s tarmac for the first few hours and then a quiet country path parallel to the motorway until the first village some 15k away and sadly the bar is shut so there goes breakfast! […]

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Day 24 ArĂ©valo 27k A trail through the forests and gentle sand tracks and pine trees are the scenery for much of the day. It’s easy walking and all gradually downhill because Avila the nice city I stopped at a few days ago is the highest city in Spain and it’s mostly downhill from there. […]

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Day 23 Gotarrendura 25k A really enjoyable walk firstly in some meadows outside the city and then on a long straight dirt road cutting the countryside in two with huge chunks of Spain on either side. Browns yellow greens are the colours today and the tiny village is way ahead in the distance. My pueblo […]

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Day 22 Avila 26k An early climb to begin a cooler day and the trail follows the Rio for a lot of the morning over rolling hills with more surprised cows moving aside for the determined pilgrim! After 20k a welcome bar break for a Coca Cola bomb before a walk into this city. The […]

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Day 21 San Bartolemei 33k More climbing and different scenery. After Cebreros at 13k the trail climbs dramatically from 500 meters to 1300 meters and the panoramas are wonderful! Hills and mountains and the whole day is spent roaming through fields full of cows and horses trying to find the rocks or trees the yellow […]

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Day 20 San Martin 34k My book got the k’s wrong so I actually walked 6k’s more than I expected. After all these days in wide open pastureland the trail moves up and into a huge forest 8 kilometers after Almorex. It’s a Jara forest with massive red sentinels towering over me for miles and […]

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Day 19 Escalona 27k More long tracks more endless fields of crops but at the end of the stage a huge castle guarding my nights sleep. Escalona had a medieval castle and massive wall next to the town. The highlight of the day is when the local police picked me up from my first few […]

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Day 18 Torrijos 33k A long flat day through more endless fields, some newly turned and others with the first sprouts coming through. I love walking like this inSpain it allows me to turn of completely. The first village is 24 k away and a lunch break. My pueblo is about 33k today so it’s […]

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Day 17 Toledo Cooler weather and the same scenery as yesterday you climb some hills and over the rise in the distance appears the outline of this incredibly beautiful city of Toledo. It is a spectacular sight as it comes into view but frustratingly takes hours to actually reach. Once I am there it’s a […]