The night was okay with the 7 other people except I hate it when someone sets their alarm and then doesn't get up. Some yip yo set his for 6 a.m., shut it off and immediately went back to sleep. I'd been awake since about 4 with no chance of falling back asleep so it isn't as if it woke me, but it certainly woke others. We were lucky because our room was at the end of the building. We had to walk through a huge room full of bunks to go to the bathroom but could keep our door shut and room pretty quiet. Not sure why I didn't sleep but luckily it didn't affect me riding today.
The boot rack in the albergue! Lots of dusty shoes!
Leaving the albergue, the church looked great in the sunshine. I love the roof tiles-
After a breakfast of coffee and a croissant au chocolat or Napolitana we were on our way. Not far out of town, my chain came off and I jammed it pretty tight in the sprockets. It took about 20 minutes to fix. Thank God for Chris is all I can say-
Along the way-
The Camino is one little town after another. Sometimes the route takes us through a town, only to join up with the path on the other side. I'm not sure what some of these places would do without the pilgrim traffic.
In Sahágun, we saw the Arch of San Benito. It was once the front façade of the Monasterio de San Facundo 's church. It dates from the 17th century-
Dried plants in the ditch look like some kind of thistle-