Monthly Archives: October 2015

Last Day in Spain

September 22, 2015:  The taxi was waiting outside the front door of Hospederia San Martin Pinerio at 6:30.  We hopped in with our gear and directed the driver to take us to the airport.  It was interesting to drive through the … Continue reading

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Thank You

I wanted to stop in the middle of all these posts to take the opportunity to thank all of you who have visited this site over the last two years.  The Camino de Santiago Forum has named this site one … Continue reading

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Lingering in Santiago de Compostela

September 21, 2015:  Today was literally a walk in the park.  At breakfast we were surprised by the German couple that we had met while eating lunch at Casa Domingo. They were so happy to see us and treated us … Continue reading

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Winding Down

September 20, 2015:  Even though we did not have to be anywhere early today, we were still up by 7:30 and headed downstairs to experience our first breakfast at Hospederia San Martin Pinerio.  This was by far the best breakfast … Continue reading

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Glorious Walk to Santiago

Just five minutes from Pension A Solaina, we found Bar El Mundo and stopped in for some toast and coffee before heading into the forest to San Anton.  During this stretch, we met a delightful nun who was walking alone, so … Continue reading

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Arzua to O’Pedrouzo

September 18, 2015:  We were awoken before the sun was up by our noisy neighbors in the adjoining bunks, but this was OK with Heather and I, because we couldn’t wait to get out of this place and back on … Continue reading

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Melide to Arzua

September 17, 2015:  The rain finally let up in late afternoon in Melide.  While Heather was taking a nap in our cold room under blankets (the heat had to be turned on by the hotel staff), I ventured out into … Continue reading

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Short rainy walk to Melide

September 16, 2015:  Rectoral Lestedo prepared a wonderful breakfast for us and we were out on the road by 8:30.  Rain was intermittent, so we decided to just leave our ponchos on until we saw some sunshine.  Good news was … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Up and Over Sierra Ligonde

September 15, 2015:  I woke up at 4am this morning, got out my Galaxy Tab4, and followed the Tweet feed for the Monday Night Football game of 49ers and Vikings via the NinersNation web site.  By 7am, the game was … Continue reading

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The Traffic Increases from Sarria

September 14, 2015:  From time to time, since we left Leon, Heather and I were talking quite a bit about how things might change on the Camino after Sarria.  Most of our discussions centered around the dramatic increase in the number … Continue reading

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