Tag Archives: Roman

April 19, 2010 — Caesarea — Roman ruins and Israeli trains, plus Anthea’s blogs

April 19, 2010: Roman ruins and Israeli trains Oil tanker anchored in the Mediterranean off the coast at Caesarea, with Roman column in foreground, and haze from a Sahara sandstorm. Jim’s account of the day Quite a day. Up at 5:00 … Continue reading

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El Acebo to Ponferrada

Another awkward night for the Internet — we’ll see what we can get finished before the hotel bar closes or the whole thing cuts out entirely. No wi-fi in the rooms, despite assurances that there was (but even hotels in … Continue reading

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Day 17 on the Camino, a day in Leon

One of the questions often asked of people on the Camino is “why are you doing this pilgrimage/hike/adventure?” Not so often from others that we’ve met, although we occasionally ask the question or are asked. In that case, the answer … Continue reading

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A quiet day in Leon

We didn’t do much — slept, caught up on Internet life, slept. Jim and Regina went out on a couple of errands, and we all walked down a hill to the University District looking for an Italian place that advertised … Continue reading

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August 28, 2012 — Estella –Third day of walking

Hello all – we found ourselves in Cirauqui last night, described in the guidebook as an exceptionally well- preserved medieval hilltop town. It had no Internet — the albergue owner thought that perhaps we could sit in the town plaza … Continue reading

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