Tag Archives: Galicia

Santiago to Barcelona

[This is out of order; sorry!] We showed up this morning at the Santiago airport well before dawn, along with dozens of other peregrinos. Everyone still wore backpacks with shells, carried walking sticks, hefted backpacks. By the time we left … Continue reading

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Melide to Arzua — another rainy day

Rain discourages photography. Luckily it only rained much of the day, not the whole time, so we got a few photos. Early on, we walked through a forest of eucalyptus and pine trees. Someone was cutting the eucalyptus, using the … Continue reading

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Eirexe to Melide

For a twelve-mile day, it took a long time — in large part, because it was a miscalculation on my part, and was actually a fifteen-mile day. The forecast of “partly sunny” never came to pass — it was mostly … Continue reading

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Samos to Sarria

Today was a short walk, we thought, and set out promptly at 9:00 a.m. after breakfasting on toast, butter, thick local honey and coffee. Nearly four hours later we finally came to a place to stop for coffee, and by … Continue reading

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O’Cebrerio!

We start with Regina’s photo of Galicia from the high pass of O’Cebrerio — 4,297 feet. Cruz de Ferro was higher, at 4,940 feet, but the climb up to O’Cebrerio seemed tougher. Luckily, we had blue skies and sunshine — … Continue reading

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