Tag Archives: Herrerias

O’Cebrerio!

We start with Regina’s photo of Galicia from the high pass of O’Cebrerio — 4,297 feet. Cruz de Ferro was higher, at 4,940 feet, but the climb up to O’Cebrerio seemed tougher. Luckily, we had blue skies and sunshine — … Continue reading

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Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerias

The route from Villafranca del Bierzo to Vega del Valcarce has been one of the most frequently described in the books I’ve read about the Camino, and most characterizations have ranged from “harrowing” to “terrible.” But much must have changed … Continue reading

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Ponferrada to Villafranca de Bierzo

There are several Villafrancas along the Camino Frances — it means “Town of the Franks” and referred to all of the people coming from France to get to Santiago. Tonight’s town is ¬†Villfranca of the Bierzo region, which is hilly … Continue reading

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