Monthly Archives: October 2015

Sing’n in the Rain

Day 30 (33km) Sarria – Gonzar We awake to wet streets and a light rain. It appears that the rain gear and pack covers we have been carrying since St. Jean will be put to good use (like that’s a … Continue reading

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100KM

Day 29 (28km?) Tricatela – Sarria Today’s trek was wholly unremarkable, save for one fact. Today we walk into Sarria, and reach the 100km mark. That was is we have 100km to Santiago. We also enter the most crowded section … Continue reading

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The “Disappearance”…part 1

Day 28 (31 KM) Ruitel├ín – Tricatela Fall has definitely arrived. The air is cool and crisp, our breath visible as we exhale. Today is the fabled “big climb” up to O’CEBREIRO. A Spanish peregrino, Fernando told us that today’s … Continue reading

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Failure of da feet

Day 27 (30km) Cacabelos – Ruitel├ín We awake to alarms going off, then stopping, then going off again, then off, then on, and so on. Get up already or don’t set am alarm… Geez! So much for “sleeping in” which … Continue reading

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Santiago!

Day 34 (10.2 K) Lavacolla – Santiago Somehow, in the dark, we missed the trail outside of our Hostel this morning and ended up walking on the side of a busy road until we can make a turn back onto … Continue reading

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Cruz de Ferro

Day 25 (30.2 K) Santa Catalina – El Acebo We find it funny that people get up early, rustle in their bags all ready to go and then sit in the bar (if the albergue serves food) and eat a … Continue reading

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Observations

Day 23 (32k = 20 miles) Leon – Villavante Be careful what you wish for, because it may come true.  Flat is not necessarily the best.  This past week from Burgos to Leon and our present location has been anything … Continue reading

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