Day 20 | Static Gallery

Camino de Santiago de Compostela

Hontonas | Itero de la Vega

Read about Days 20 to 26 of our journey, or see a full list of posts on the Camino de Santiago.

Our Lady of the Apple, 14th century, Castrojeriz
Our Lady of the Apple, 14th century, Castrojeriz
Ensalada Mixte – yum-yum
Ensalada Mixte – yum-yum
Alan and Tracy at dinner in the albergue restaurant
Alan and Tracy at dinner in the albergue restaurant
Alan with the day’s wine selection
Alan with the day’s wine selection
Alan and Tracy with Iron Cross atop "Liar's Hill"
Alan and Tracy with Iron Cross atop “Liar’s Hill”
Our albergue in Itero de la Vega, the Postal Fitero
Our albergue in Itero de la Vega, the Postal Fitero
Puente de Itero spanning the Rio Pisuerga, the divide between the provinces of Burgos and Palencia
Puente de Itero spanning the Rio Pisuerga, the divide between the provinces of Burgos and Palencia
Another pilgrim with gear, she was doing a documentary
Another pilgrim with gear, she was doing a documentary
Signboard for San Nicolás
Signboard for San Nicolás
These gentleman come here (Fuente del Piojo) each day with snacks and drinks for pilgrims - donativo
These gentleman come here (Fuente del Piojo) each day with snacks and drinks for pilgrims – donativo
Alan and Tracy at the summit of “Liar’s Hill”
Alan and Tracy at the summit of “Liar’s Hill”
The trail from the summit of “Liar’s Hill”
The trail from the summit of “Liar’s Hill”
Farmland as viewed from the trail up “Liar’s Hill”
Farmland as viewed from the trail up “Liar’s Hill”
Looking back at the trail from Castrojeriz
Looking back at the trail from Castrojeriz
Streets of Castrojeriz
Streets of Castrojeriz
The route up “Liar’s Hill”
The route up “Liar’s Hill”
Skull and Crossbones detail, San Antón convent, 14th century
Skull and Crossbones detail, San Antón convent, 14th century
The “Tau Cross” of San Antón  and Santa Clarisas
The “Tau Cross” of San Antón and Santa Clarisas
Tracy entering Castrojeriz
Tracy entering Castrojeriz
Santa Clarisas convent, 14th century
Santa Clarisas convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at the portico of San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at the portico of San Antón convent, 14th century
Plaque at San Antón convent, showing the Tau "T-shaped" cross
Plaque at San Antón convent, showing the Tau “T-shaped” cross
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Farmland outside of Hontanas
Farmland outside of Hontanas
Camino marker turned stone altar
Camino marker turned stone altar
Hillside ruins of San Miguel
Hillside ruins of San Miguel
Tree-lined route to Castrojeriz
Tree-lined route to Castrojeriz
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Hayfield near Castrojeriz
Hayfield near Castrojeriz
Rocky road
Rocky road
Province marker
Province marker
Bridge leaving Hontanas
Bridge leaving Hontanas
Alan and Tracy with iron cross at the top of “Liar’s Hill”
Alan and Tracy with iron cross at the top of “Liar’s Hill”
Tracy approaching Castrojeriz
Tracy approaching Castrojeriz
Iglesia Santa María Nuestra Senora Manzano, Our Lady of the Apple, 14th century, Castrojeriz
Iglesia Santa María Nuestra Senora Manzano, Our Lady of the Apple, 14th century, Castrojeriz
Tracy at kilometer marker in Castrojeriz
Tracy at kilometer marker in Castrojeriz
Entering Castrojeriz, Our Lady of the Apple church, 14th century in background
Entering Castrojeriz, Our Lady of the Apple church, 14th century in background
Mid-morning shadows as we approach Castrojeriz
Mid-morning shadows as we approach Castrojeriz
Landscape near Castrojeriz
Landscape near Castrojeriz
Iron crucifix, Castrojeriz
Iron crucifix, Castrojeriz
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Tracy at San Antón convent, 14th century
Hayfield and haybales outside of Hontanas
Hayfield and haybales outside of Hontanas
Castrojeriz
Castrojeriz
Pilgrim marker at the top of “Liar’s Hill”
Pilgrim marker at the top of “Liar’s Hill”
100 meters in altitude on 1050 meter trail with a 12% grade and the guidebook didn’t have it marked with the “!” symbol as with other steep grades, hence “Liar’s Hill”
100 meters in altitude on 1050 meter trail with a 12% grade and the guidebook didn’t have it marked with the “!” symbol as with other steep grades, hence “Liar’s Hill”
A bit of graffiti at the gazebo atop “Liar’s Hill” outside Castrojeriz
A bit of graffiti at the gazebo atop “Liar’s Hill” outside Castrojeriz
Looking back at Castrojeriz from the top of “Liar’s Hill”
Looking back at Castrojeriz from the top of “Liar’s Hill”
Castle ruins above Castrojeriz
Castle ruins above Castrojeriz
Alan near Castrojeriz
Alan near Castrojeriz

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