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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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Day 39: O’ Cebreiro to Triacastel

MY FEET HURT which is a bit of a shock to me, which it maybe shouldn’t, after using and abusing them for 550 km. but why now? I left O’Cebreiro at a few minutes past nine. My “rest” day being … 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 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 30: Rest day in León

I slept badly with a jumble of dreams ‘I lean on the parapet of a bridge and it gives way, plunging me into fetid water, I rush home to change only to find that all my clothes have shrunk’, ‘I … Continue reading

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Day 28: Sahagun to Reliegos

Due to a mix up in my room bookings I had a an 8 hour walk today and covered 30.4 km which is about 18.5 miles. In fairness the firm that did my forward bookings did offer to taxi my … Continue reading

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Day 23: Castrojeriz to Boadilla del Camino

A mere 17 km walk today, but it did begin with a breathtaking climb, which was rewarded by a breathtaking view……. Going up; the path stretching behind me as far as I could see ….. The sun shining, but a … Continue reading

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