Palas de Rei to Melide (Camino de Santiago)

Palas de Rei to Melide (Camino de Santiago)

June 6, 2012 We had gone to bed early last night so had plenty of sleep and only had 8 miles of walking  for the day to get to Melinde. We had decided to break the 16 mile day into two with Mike and Tim pushing on to Santiago. I had a nice breakfast of [...]

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Portomarin to Palas de Rei (Camino de Santiago)

Portomarin to Palas de Rei (Camino de Santiago)

June 5, 2012 We awoke at 5am and I taped Becky’s feet as she had the start of a couple of blisters after yesterdays walk. We met up with Tim and Mike under a lamp on a dark street in front of their alberque. Today would likely be the last day of walking as a [...]

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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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