Monthly Archives: May 2013

Boenta A Pleasant Little Town

I was happy to walk into the town helped by a young Spanish traveller. He was going on to the next town so I didnt want him to slow down. He had about another 11 kilometres to walk. But he … Continue reading

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Just finished my post, and a lovely German girl smiles that knowing smile!

Does she just want to be warm or is she interested in using this only computer in the town of Ventes de Naron? I don´t know but I´ve done enough blogging for one day and I´m nearly done my cafe … Continue reading

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What To Do In Ventes de Naron

Well, first of all when you land in Ventes de Naron, you must know that you are less than 90 km from Santiago de Compostela, the goal of all pilgrims.  Some go on to Finnisterre, another couple days´walk, while others … Continue reading

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The Camino Shuffle

It´s the kind of walk one does after days of 20 km walking.  The toes have blisters, the feet have pressure points and the body is saying ¨Look at me, I´m done!¨ I can dance this way if I want. … Continue reading

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Less Than 90 km to Santiago

How the time flies! When I started my journey back on May 1, I was filled with trepidation.  How do I get to St. Jean de Pied de Port? Lots of questions and not a lot of answers.  Now that … Continue reading

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To Triacastela Alone..well,with about 8000 others this month

I knew there had been three castles but that is all I knew.  I didn´t know that I had to climb a big hill before breakfast, which set me in a fine mood. I got to Alto del Poio and … Continue reading

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To Sarria The Long and Awful Way

I didn´t realize when I started out this morning from Triacastela that I would be nearly six hours walking.  My poor muscles are not used to this much exercise! So I had water enough, nuts and chocolate. I planned on … Continue reading

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