Pilgrimsvandra - Jessica Thörnholm

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Jessica Thörnholm has already done 97.8 km

Currently at Unnamed Road, 24413 Molinaseca, León, Spain
Latest activity on the course at 20:47, Monday, 3 August.
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Days until challenge ends 27.
Keep up the good work. You are 228 km from reaching Santiago de Compostela.
Percent done: 30%. Currently you average 1.5 km/day. At this pace you'll be done in 152 days on Sunday, 3 January.
You need to average 8.4 km/day to reach goal before Monday, 31 August.

Mikael Nilsson is 21 km behind. Mathias Hellsing is 34.4 km ahead.

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Scattered clouds and 25.4°C
Wind 3.58 m/s from NW

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Bierzo (DO)

Bierzo is a Spanish Denominación de Origen Protegida (DOP) for wines located in the northwest of the province of León (Castile and León, Spain) and covers about 3,000 km². It borders on the provinces of Ourense, Lugo and Asturias in the north and in the south on areas of La Montaña, la Cabrera and La Meseta, in Léon. The area consists of numerous small valleys in the mountainous part (Alto Bierzo) and of a wide, flat plain (Bajo Bierzo). The DO covers 23 municipalities including the largest town of the area, Ponferrada (population about 70,000). == History == The first written reference to the Bierzo region, whose name derives from the pre-Roman city of Bergidum, is from Pliny the Elder.

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Molinaseca

Molinaseca is a village and municipality located in the region of El Bierzo (province of León, Castile and León, Spain) . According to the 2010 census (INE), the municipality has a population of 818 inhabitants. It is located on the French Way, the most popular path of the Camino de Santiago.

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El Acebo

El Acebo is a very small village on the Camino de Santiago in the Province of León in the Autonomous community of Castille-León. The village is named after the European Holly. The village is typical of mountain villages of upper Bierzo, with houses built from and covered in slate (the typical building material of the region). Another characteristic of the homes are the street-facing wooden balconies, that sometimes reach outside of an outdoor staircase. According to oral tradition the residents in the Middle Ages were against installation and maintenance of 800 stakes to mark the pilgrimage route (which is especially important in this area due to snow), which came as tribute from the king.

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Santo Tomás de las Ollas

The Santo Tomás de las Ollas hermitage is situated in the town with the same name close to Ponferrada, León (Spain). == History == The name of the hermitage, taken from the town Santo Tomás de las Ollas (St. Thomas of the Ollas), comes from the main occupation of that locality: pottery. They supplied to the Valle del Silencio zone. The hermitage was donated to the community of San Pedro de Montes monastery by the Bishop of Astorga.

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Compludo

Compludo is a locality in the municipality of Ponferrada, in the province of León, Spain. St. Fructuosus of Braga founded a monastery here in the 7th century, but it has not survived. Ulick Ralph Burke wrote that the “country round about Compludo is one of the most interesting in the history of religion in the Peninsula… It is the birthplace of Spanish monarchism –the Thebaïd of the Peninsula- and once rivalled the holiest districts of Palestine in the number of its saints and monasteries.” One of the routes of the Way of St. James passed through here to the Valle del Silencio.

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