Sarria to Portomarin (Camino de Santiago)

Sarria to Portomarin (Camino de Santiago)

June 4, 2012 Beck and I were awake by 5am, dressed, checked out of the hotel and met Tim and Mike in front of their alberque under a full white moon. It turned a bright orange as we exited town in the darkness.  We had 14 miles of walking mostly through woods, farmland and lush [...]

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Triacastela to Sarria (Camino de Santiago)

Triacastela to Sarria (Camino de Santiago)

June 3, 2012 The morning was quite busy with a large number of Pilgrims getting an early start as we climbed up in semi darkness the mostly dirt track to the top of a rise with views of misty valleys and clouds hanging over lush wet fields and stands of trees. Once we started down [...]

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O’Cebreiro to Triacastela (Camino de Santiago)

O’Cebreiro to Triacastela (Camino de Santiago)

June 2, 2012 It was quite a feat to begin the days walking, in the dark, with sunglasses. Luckily we started down a paved road with a white stripe painted down the middle that I was able to follow until the sun began to rise. I felt pretty silly with my new eye wear but [...]

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Villafranca del Bierzo to O’Cebreiro (Camino de Santiago)

Villafranca del Bierzo to O’Cebreiro (Camino de Santiago)

June 1, 2012 Our room at the alberque only had four beds  and the sound of the river below an open window made the night’s  sleep wonderful . The morning started quite cool as we followed a paved road along the river for the first 11 miles of the days walking. We stopped twice for [...]

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