Favorite Pilgrimage Accommodations

Top 10 Onsen (natural Hot spring) Hotels on Shikoku, Japan:

I listed these 10 favorite onsens by order as we walked the 88 Temple Pilgrimage. We were on our honeymoon so did some splurging versus our first Shikoku Pilgrimage back in 2019. The final 2 were off the Pilgrimage in Iya Valley but worth the travel and the perfect place to relax after 36 days …

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Camino Levante/Sanabres Days 34-35 Puebla de Sanabria to Albergueria

Kind Carmen from Hostel Carlos V gave us lift to train and walked us in to the big new station of the Express Train. Though it seems to be overkill as there are just a few people. We arrived in A Gudina a short half hour later and got off at another huge new station, …

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Camino Levante Day 19 Escalona to Caldosa de los Vidrios

We had a pleasant walk to Almorex as the plains are giving way to rolling hills and scattered trees and large boulders. and all kinds of small colorful flowers are popping up through the bland winter soil to create lovely vistas. In Almorex we visited the church of San Antonio to light a candle for …

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VIA FRANCIGENA Canterbury to Rome Days 14-15

Day 14 Seraucourt-le-grand to Bertaucourt 32K         Day 15 Bertaucourt-Epourdon to Laon 27k Day 14 was one more tough walk on a hot day and we had to go 1 1/2K off trail to find a supermarket as there are no facilities in Bertaucourt. However, the experience in Laon was exceptional. We stopped …

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