Day 16 – Castrojeriz to Fromista

The Stats:

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MILES: 18 CUMULATIVE MILES: 228

STEPS: 28,000  CUMULATIVE STEPS: 472,000

TIME WALKING: 8 HOURS  CUMULATIVE TIME WALKING: 101 HOURS


WOW! I had sunshine in the morning as I left the hostel. It was AWESOME!!!!

I got out at 7:15. Here are a few shots as I climbed a small mountain (see above diagram)

This is just before the mountain.

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Morning mist rising.

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Really long shadows at 7:15am… Starting to climb the mountain.

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I made it to the top and was rewarded with some amazing views.

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Saw some really interesting clouds…

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About 2 hours later it became overcast. We have been having a lot of rain. As you can see below, the rivers are quite high.

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Some Weirdness

I think these guys were eating some “magic mushrooms” and captured their experience with this painting 🙂   Notice the arrow on the curb… it should be yellow.

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As I walked thru the valley I noticed that this is the first place where they are using irrigation.

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Love the clouds!!!

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This guy is doing the Camino with his donkey. He sleeps in the cart.

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With a couple of hours left, I started walking along this irrigation canal.

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I met this girl from Transylvania (for real) and we had a great lunch lunch on this dock overlooking the canal.

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This is where I had lunch.

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Today’s Thoughts

  • It was an amazing day. Starting the day with sunshine is OK with me.
  • My hostel tonight was run the “soup nazi” 🙂 He was really grumpy, yelled in Spanish and had a million signs telling you what NOT to do. It was pretty weird.
  • People are still incredibly friendly.

Cheers,

-jj

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One thought on “Day 16 – Castrojeriz to Fromista

  1. Photos are so good — love the red poppies in the fields. I love the guy and his donkey — smart way to travel the Camino! XO Sus

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