Mérida might be the perfect place to start a Camino. It is a small but interesting city for a pre-Camino rest day, and the next day’s walk is really nice. It begins with a stroll past this Roman aqueduct.
And a quick inspection of a Roman dam…
What a gorgeous day!
Now in Aljucén at the very nice Albergue Rio Aljucén. Our group now consists of 5 Spaniards (different people than before, German R, and English D. R and D may get us in trouble yet, given the 10 pm curfew!