Day 7a – El Ganso to Foncebadón

We got off to an ok start and proceeded out of El Ganso and started up. We could see the mountains ahead.

20131101-172345.jpgAs we walked up, we encountered a cute rock Perigrino and lots if autumn crocuses.

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We had lunch in Rabanal and decided that another 300 meters vertical was too much for us. We called a taxi. As we waited, I took a few pictures in the late 12 century church of Santa María de la Asunción.

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That brought us to Foncebadón where we checked in to the Albergue Monte Irago. Before dinner, Susan napped and I took a walk. The town was completely abandoned in the 1990’s but is being reborn with the recent interest in the Camino.

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Now the dinner. We had a beautiful paella with fellow pilgrims from New York, Germany, Brazil, France and Spain.

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Another awesome albergue experience. We only walked about 6 km and taxied up to 1400 meters above sea level.

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