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  • The refugio was a very social place and had a great bar with wonderful view - perfect for meeting other residents and having a few relaxing beers after the day´s exursions. Recent Updates 2008

  • We made it to the refugio which is maybe a 1/4 of the way up where we were served hot chocolate and pan. TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at 2009

  • Las raíces del mangle, un área de refugio y cría para los peces.

    Petenes mangroves 2009

  • The refugio owner called a taxi to take me to the hospital - St. James I hope you understand but this IS the year 2005 - and before long a Spanish doctor was standing over me muttering words to the effect of "infectsione, molto bloody infectsione!"

    Part 6: El Camino de Santiago 2008

  • My first night was spent in a refugio or alberque, in Estella.

    Part 4: el Camino de Santiago 2008

  • The start of the day, however, is always fun, especially before you leave the refugio, because you get to see all the different people preparing for the Camino.

    : Part 2 el Camino de Santiago 2008

  • We arrived at Torres del Rio just in time to get some nice bunks in a lovely refugio with hot showers and clean sheets.

    Part 4: el Camino de Santiago 2008

  • The refugio owner advised me to go to a hotel for a couple of days whilst I recovered, but that hardly seems the point of doing the Camino.

    Part 6: El Camino de Santiago 2008

  • As the refugio assistant apologetically informed me, "At least you didn't stay here when we only changed the sheets once a month - now that we do them once every 20 days we have far fewer problems with bed bugs!"

    Part 4: el Camino de Santiago 2008

  • As I waved a friendly V-sign at the refugio owner and his army of nocturnal associates, I was starving, we all were, and I was like Biggles, my dog, on the hunt for food first thing in the morning!

    Part 4: el Camino de Santiago 2008


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