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If I were a duck…

Day 31(17km) Gonzar – Palas de REI We awake for an early start. Why? I don’t know. It is just what we do. Frankly it’s turned into a bad habit as far as I am concerned. Most people are still … Continue reading

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Horses to the Barn

Day 32 (30+K) Palas de REI – Arzúa Dave left before us…in the dark (without his hat and a headlamp). We followed 30 min later…in the dark as well, with a headlamp. Today had an ominous feel. There is no … Continue reading

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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) Ruitelán – 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 – Ruitelán 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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