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Day 18, Friday, October 25

Day 18: Breakfast with Birgit and Dieter at Albergue Parroquial de Santibáñez. We spoke German.

Day 18: Breakfast with Birgit and Dieter at Albergue Parroquial de Santibáñez. We spoke German.

 
Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A farmer feeding his calfs.

Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A farmer feeding his calfs.

 
Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A farmer feeding his calfs.

Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A farmer feeding his calfs.

 
Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. Elvis lives!

Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. Elvis lives!

 
Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. Elvis lives!

Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. Elvis lives!

 
Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A hiker from Ukraine ahead. The only one I met from that continent.

Day 18: Just outside Santibáñez de Valdeiglesias. A hiker from Ukraine ahead. The only one I met from that continent.

 
Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. Free fruit and breakfast. A lot of pupils were lining up for food. They must have had a day of from school. I do not know why

Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. Free fruit and breakfast. A lot of pupils were lining up for food. They must have had a day of from school. I do not know why

 
Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

 
Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

 
Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

Somewhere in the middle betweenÓrbigo and Astorga. A lot of pupils on the Camino.

 
Just before Astorga. A bridge over the rails. OMG, what a construction.

Just before Astorga. A bridge over the rails. OMG, what a construction.

 
A church in Astorga, Iglesia de San Francisco. Walked in to look and suddenly a service started. I thought it was unpolite to leave. That is how I experienced my first Catholic Service.

A church in Astorga, Iglesia de San Francisco. Walked in to look and suddenly a service started. I thought it was unpolite to leave. That is how I experienced my first Catholic Service.

 
Plaza España. Ayuntamiento de Astorga. City Hall.

Plaza España. Ayuntamiento de Astorga. City Hall.

 
Palace of Gaudì Astorga. Bishop\'s palace designed by Antonio Gaudi, completed in 1913 and used as a religious art museum.

Palace of Gaudì Astorga. Bishop's palace designed by Antonio Gaudi, completed in 1913 and used as a religious art museum.

 
La Catedral de Santa María de Astorga

La Catedral de Santa María de Astorga

 
Beautiful Albergue at the outskirts of Astorga.

Beautiful Albergue at the outskirts of Astorga.

 
On the road again. 2 km outside Astorga. Finally dry weather again after 3 days with soaking rain.

On the road again. 2 km outside Astorga. Finally dry weather again after 3 days with soaking rain.

 
2 km outside Astorga. Beautiful road, beautiful weather and a beautiful hiker.

2 km outside Astorga. Beautiful road, beautiful weather and a beautiful hiker.

 
Probably Santa Catalina de Somoza

Probably Santa Catalina de Somoza

 
View towards Castrillo de los Polvazares. Shortly before Santa Catalina de Somoza

View towards Castrillo de los Polvazares. Shortly before Santa Catalina de Somoza

 
Shortly before Santa Catalina de Somoza

Shortly before Santa Catalina de Somoza