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When was Albergue Orisson built?

Walli Walker

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Frances '2009',Portuguese '2015', Ingles '2015', Fin and Muxia '2015'. Camino from Granada '2017'.
Hi everyone,
I've just started reading ' To The Field Of Stars' by Kevin A. Codd. He walked the Frances in 2003 and there is no mention of Orisson which made me wonder when it was built. We stayed there in 2009 and loved the place.
We will be walking from Porto on 1st June and hope to also walk the Ingles from Ferrol and out to Finisterre.
Coming all the way from Australia we have to make the most of our airfare!
Thankyou for all the wonderful information on this forum, I visit every day.
Jacki.
 
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Kanga

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Francés x 5, Le Puy x 2, Arles, Tours, Norte, Madrid, Via de la Plata, Portuguese, Primitivo
Yes, it was not there in 2001 or 2003, but I remember passing it it 2004 although we stayed at Honto
 

mspath

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Frances, autumn/winter; 2004, 2005-2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Yes, it was not there in 2001 or 2003, but I remember passing it it 2004 although we stayed at Honto

The original structure used by shepherds WAS there but not as re purposed by Jean-Jaques Etchandy for pilgrim use as a refuge !!
 

Walli Walker

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Frances '2009',Portuguese '2015', Ingles '2015', Fin and Muxia '2015'. Camino from Granada '2017'.
Thank you Kanga and ms path.
 
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Kanga

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Francés x 5, Le Puy x 2, Arles, Tours, Norte, Madrid, Via de la Plata, Portuguese, Primitivo
I'm sure it was @mspath - I did not mean there was no building, just that I did not notice it until 2004 when there were pilgrims coming out as we went past. I was probably huffing and puffing too much to notice the building before.
 

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