By luck I’d booked a decent hostel that made the dining area a social event. This is where I met Emma from New Zealand, Ben from Kentucky, USA and Rotem from Israel. All 3 were walking the Camino Pilgramage to Santiago. Left: Emma, Ben & Rotem. Right: Pit & Ribs We all got on great … Continue reading Life & Laughs in León
This part of my journey was one of my worst! I left Benavente and hit the long straight road north, only to face 11mph headwinds making the ride an enormous effort when in fact it should have been a joy! After hours, of pedalling and slowing immediately I was wearing out and consuming my food … Continue reading 42 long miles to León.
Once I left Zamora I continued north to Benavente. Just outside of Zamora, I rode through what I thought to be a derelict road of old, mud-walked houses festooned with graffiti and some collapsing. Only half way along did I realise that people were living in a few of the homes, people with nothing yet … Continue reading Road, road and more road.
The town itself was a beautiful sight as I closed in, greeting me with a ride along a Roman bridge crossing the river. There's a lot to see so I won't say anymore. Ladies and gentlemen, Zamora: After two good days of sightseeing, it'll be time to continue north.