So our day of being tourists is over and we are back to being pilgrims again. We left Leon before the crack of dawn and wandered our way out beyond La Virgin del Camino. Our plan today was to take the scenic route and avoid the slog beside the motorway. Continue reading
WOW! I thought Burgos was the jewel of the camino but I was wrong. Leon is an amazing city and feel a bit like Barcelona.
We left El Burgo before 7.00 am. It was still dark of course and decidedly cooler than it has been. So much so that fleece and buff were needed to keep the chilly wind at bay, it’s been a while since I felt cold. We’re on our way to Mansilla de las Mulas but the walk was pretty uninspiring, although in the far distance we can see the mountains and hills again… the landscape is changing!