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  1. Helen1

    Peregrino Torture Tower

    Whilst trying to navigate to the Chocolate Museum in Astorga (lovely place to visit) I saw "Peregrino Torture Tower" marked on Google Maps and was totally intrigued. Turned out to be the railway crossing! You can find it here: https://goo.gl/maps/xz4xwj9WDj82 along with 12 reviews. Made me...
  2. Fares Ismail

    Guitarist just before Astorga

    Just before Astorga, on the top of the hill, theres a guitar player who sings songs about the Camino. I think his name is Jose Jiminez. () I was wondering if anyone had a link to a site where I could stream or buy online some of his songs?
  3. M

    Astorga lodging hard to come by

    Hi All, My mom and I are planning our first 12 day camino and looking to start in Astorga Aug 19..I've been to booking.com, agoda.com, and cannot find one place available for our arrival date! Is this normal? I'm worried that after an international flight and a 5 hour bus from Madrid we won't...
  4. M

    starting the camino from Astorga - arrival at evening

    Hi, Due to too many things n my schedule I didn't really have the time to Plan my camino...and it' tarting point. Arriving tomorrow at 13:30 o Madrid and thinking of aking the 15:30 train to Astorga. This means I will arrive at 20:20 to Astorga. then what? can I get Camino passport Wednesdy...
  5. Distorted Astorga

    Distorted Astorga

    Fun with Lenses
  6. E

    Spectacular Bodywork in Astorga

    I had the most spectacular bodywork treatment today in Astorga that I - literally - have ever had in my life. I don't have a single aching body part. I sent a friend who had a similar experience. And the cost was very reasonable: 30 euros for an hour (although he worked on me for 75 minutes and...
  7. Leaving Astorga

    Leaving Astorga

    Gaudi in all his early morning glory as I left Astorga.
  8. Astorga

    Astorga

  9. same design (at the entrance to Astorga)

    same design (at the entrance to Astorga)

  10. PaulCat

    Astorga walking buddies

    I keep being told the section after Astorga should not be walked alone. The people I have been waning with ended their Camino in Burgos or bussed ahead to another town past Astorga. I'm over at San Javier, Albergue the one near the cathedral, I'll probably start walking around 6:30 or 7 am...
  11. Arriving at and passing Astorga

    Arriving at and passing Astorga

  12. sun rise leaving Astorga

    sun rise leaving Astorga

  13. R

    Astorga to Madrid

    I will be finishing my walk in Astorga this year and flying back from Madrid. How do I get from Astorga to Madrid? Thanks.
  14. Nearing Astorga

    Nearing Astorga

  15. nidarosa

    Experiences of walking in Galicia in March?

    I am walking from Astorga to Santiago from the middle of March 2015 and plan to arrive in Santiago around the 25th, so before Easter, before the crowds and also before most albergues are open. That in itself is not a problem, we intended to get private rooms anyway, but the weather thing...
  16. Camino2014

    Leon vs Astorga

    Hi all, Currently about 3 days from Leon and wondering about where to take a rest day. We began in Lourdes so this is about our 4th/5th week and we took rest days in both Burgos and Pamplona. This upcoming rest day will be our last until Santiago and I want it to be peaceful/relaxing but also...
  17. cathedral2

    cathedral2

  18. M

    Santiago - Astorga

    We need to get back to Astorga to recommence our walk in September 2014. Flight times (from Dublin) and train times not really working out well for us. Anyone else ever gone this route? any tips.
  19. M

    Astorga to Santiago in 10 days?

    It's my first time on the Camino and I'm wondering if I'll be able to walk from Astorga to Santiago in 10 days in the beginning of July? And how crowded is there at that time of year? And how HOT? :D
  20. M

    I only have 11 walking days

    Hello, I've been wanting to walk the Camino for years, and I was hoping I could walk for a month. The most time I can get away is two weeks, so with travel time from Canada, that allows me about 11 walking days, with an extra day in Santiago de Campostella. I'm wondering if anyone can advise...


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