The morning of 18 May was a bit rainy.
After dropping off our Santiago luggage at the post office…
We were off for Leon.
It was a rainy morning in Avila, but nice and sunny in Leon.
Class in front of the cathedral!
On 17 May we took the bus to Avila.
Avila is a small city that has one of the most complete medieval city walls in existence. It also has Saint Teresa’s finger.
We took a tour.
Finally, we had a lovely dinner:
On 16 May 2018—after a series of weather related airline delays—our Camino began.
We walked and walked…
And stopped to talk…
But mainly we kept on walking to stay awake!
Ice cream break!
Only 9 of our 12 peregrines were with us at this point, but the rest would soon arrive.