My Camino Route in 2017

My Camino Route in 2017
This year (2017), I will be walking most of the Camino Levante from Albacete to Zamora I've alloted three weeks in September and October, but may have time at the end for more walking.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Zamora 27 September

Today's 20 mile walk was at least off the highway and completely on lightly travelled farm tracks. They were harvesting sunflowers and grapes along the way as well as working the wheat and sunflower stubble and fertilizing for next year.

Arrived in Zamora just before the 2 pm opening of the albergue. It is donativo, but very well equipped, even with wifi and a clothes spinner. Two very friendly Italian hospiteleras. A donativo meal tonight and breakfast tomorrow. Who could ask for more. I will report later on the meals.

Those of you who are familiar with the small town of Zamora north of Woodland may wonder how it was named. Originally called Black's Station, it was soon renamed by Spanish immigrants to California to maintain a connection to their homeland.

The farm path from El Cubo to Zamora

More farm path

And one more farm path

A different design for the waymarks in this region

Walking into Zamora, the view from across the Rio Duero

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