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Lovely albergue next to bar in small sports complex. Key from friendly staff in bar. However when I closed the door behind me at 7 in the morning I then turned the corner to find the gates locked! It was cold and wet so I climbed 4ft up a wall but had to drop 8ft the other side! Probably started my ankle problem off.
So please make sure they know you need to leave early.
 

Camino2010

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Camino Francés
SJPP to Santiago (2010)
SJPP to Fisterra (2011)
SJPP to Fisterra/Muxia (2012)
SJPP to Fisterra/Muxia (2015)
SJPP to Fisterra/Muxia (2016)
Lovely albergue next to bar in small sports complex. Key from friendly staff in bar. However when I closed the door behind me at 7 in the morning I then turned the corner to find the gates locked! It was cold and wet so I climbed 4ft up a wall but had to drop 8ft the other side! Probably started my ankle problem off.
So please make sure they know you need to leave early.
Yikes! No way would I ever want to drop 8ft down the side of a wall, especially with a Camino backpack!

Brave pilgrim, you! And/or eternally optimistic. :)
 

cher99840

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
2013, 2017 Camino Frances SJPP-Santiago
2015 St. Olav's Way Oslo-Trondheim
2017 VdlP Seville-Merida
Oh that's not good at all. I hope your ankle doesn't continue to remind you of that adventure.
 

SYates

Camino Fossil AD 1999, now living in Santiago de C
Camino(s) past & future
First: Camino Francés 1999
...
Last: Santiago - Muxia 2019

Now: http://egeria.house/
Hope the ankle recovers soon! Buen Camino, SY
 

KatefromOz

Member
Camino(s) past & future
(2015)
Lovely albergue next to bar in small sports complex. Key from friendly staff in bar. However when I closed the door behind me at 7 in the morning I then turned the corner to find the gates locked! It was cold and wet so I climbed 4ft up a wall but had to drop 8ft the other side! Probably started my ankle problem off.
So please make sure they know you need to leave early.
 

Carel5

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
2016 Mozarabe: Almeria - Merida
2018 Francigena: GSB - Massa
(2019) Francigena: Massa - Roma
Where was this? I remember that the albergue in La Peza was next to a fitness centre. But the hospitalero was there early to make breakfast, and the gate was open. He told me he would leave in a few weeks to walk some Camino.
 

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