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Day 46 + 3

We spent the morning wandering around Santiago, mainly in the old town. I am still dreadfully tired and slept a total of 12 hours yesterday and last night. Eva is sharing a room with me and seems equally as exhausted, … Continue reading

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Day 45: Arzúa to O Pedrouzo

We awoke this morning to fog and with it, cold and damp, after breakfast we set off, I wore an extra layer, sure that it would get hot before the day was out, but not prepared to shiver until that … Continue reading

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Day 40: Triacastela to Sarria

An important day today. Sarria is about 115 km from Santiago, one has to have walked the last 100 km to qualify for a Compostela, so this is the last point that one can begin the Camino, without these 100 … Continue reading

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Days 37 and 38: Herrerias to O’ Cebreiro

Well I was warned that it was an upward and onward day and certainly the going was tough, not just for a little old lady like me but even the young were having to take it all extremely slowly, with … Continue reading

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Day 36: Villafranca del Bierzo to Herrerias

I had such a touching moment this morning when I left my ‘digs’….. But maybe I sound tell you about the really lovely placed I stayed at – and, once more the really lovely people I stayed with, it was … Continue reading

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Day 33: Astoria to Rabanal del Camino

Part two Despite a dismal wet beginning to the day, by the time I left my lodgings the rain had almost gone and weak sunshine was beginning to break through, looking behind reminded me of the poem The Highwayman, which … Continue reading

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Day 33 Rabanel del Camino. Part one, an update.

First of all thank you Jaymi and Charlie for sorting my blog out so that I can update the missing photographs, and here we go. El Burgo Ranero And another pilgrimage cut short….. And another… I just love the ‘wine … Continue reading

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