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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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Short Day to Sarria

September 13, 2015:  The Camino trail picked up just a block from Hotel Victoria and wound around the far side of the monastery. As we headed west out of town, we passed a bar and, to our delight, were greeted … Continue reading

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On the Way to Samos

September 12, 2015:  Before the steep downhills to Triacastella, we were treated to beautiful mountain top views at approximately 4,200 feet altitude.  The lush vegetation opened up before us on both sides along nearly immaculate wide trails.  I remembered this … Continue reading

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Beyond O’Cebreiro

September 11, 2015:  Another magnificent breakfast featuring fresh-squeezed orange juice provided the impetus for a strong start to begin the climb to O’Cebreiro.  The early morning chill stayed with us until we were nearly out of Las Herrerias as some … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Walk along Rio Pereje to Las Herrerias

September 10, 2015:  Toast and coffee in the dining room started out what appeared to be a beautiful morning at the foot of the mountains.  We stepped out the door and turned left and were immediately on the Camino opting … Continue reading

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