Reports in Australian media over past 24 hrs that Covid cases across Central and Eastern Europe primarily have increased by 9%. No international departure's from Australia before July presently, but may well stretch out to much later in the year. Appears that any 'open skies' travel is unlikely...
Being an Atheist and Marxist I felt no contradictory feelings on the way. Initially
my primary reason was to support my partner but before I knew it I was on 'my Camino' experiencing all those inner reflections that bubble to the surface. I arrived at the other end positively impacted and eager...
A good way to support the local accommodation owners is to book direct, not through booking agencies. In most cases they will match the lower rate or better it directly or indirectly and still be better off. As convenient as the agencies are they come at a cost to the establishment.
Hi Fromista. Life is good even with the roller coaster of covid, but nothing like UK (if your still there?). No plans for 2021 as ? as to vaccination timetable and O/S flights not starting up until back half of 21 at best. Planning Frances May 22 after Ire. & UK in April then Porto 2023
Not a restaurant but great little cafe/rest stop on the scenic route route on the way into of VillaFranca del Bierzo. The background music was the late Gurrumul Yunupingu, a famous Australian Indigenous singer guitarist who was also blind. Very peaceful stop.
They were introduced in 1800's for paper and furniture production, some of which may still go on, but have gone ferrel and yes, a designated pest. I recognised blue gums, stringy bark and mountain ash.
It was the same from Sarria with all the'Gum Trees'. I stuck my walking staff in the ground behind one just off the trail past the airport on the way into SdC and hope to check if its still there next Camino. It felt like an appropriate place.