Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 27/14 Noisy Pilgrims, Vertigo and Wanting to Walk to Porrino

Imagine 40 bunkbeds with snoring,talking, laughing pilgrims in them! Not great if you want to go tp sleep. Rule is quiet after10p.m. But no policing so who shuts up people after midnight? Some ignore..others fume. Then when I decide to … Continue reading

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May 31/2014 Padron with One Day of Walking Left

Arrived in Padron before noon,lovely walking through kilometres of paths through forests and vineyards and villages. The birds were singing us tunes all the way. We walked out of Pontevedra with Costa Rican Connie and German Angelica. They walked on … Continue reading

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May 30/14 In Caldas de Reis

After our full day of rain, we were ready to finish our day in high spirits. First, getting out of Pontevedra proved difficult with hundreds of drunken students still in the square at 6:30a.m. Yvonne was braver than me and … Continue reading

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May 29/14 Slugging to Pontevedra in the Rain

It was not easy doing 20 km in the rain. We left before daybreak and Angelica went on ahead. After 7 km we met up again in a cafe. There was no seating inside so we were soaked and sitting … Continue reading

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May 28/2014 In Redondela with Angelica and Yvonne

Lovely town and neat streets! Had an early meal so we are dont go to bed too full. 9 euros for salad, pork steak and fries, wine and dessert. 18 km tomorrow. 14.9 km today. Five days of walking left. … Continue reading

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May 26/14 Finally in Tui..and Spain

Great to spend a lovely day walking but the stream beds and downhill are killers on the feet. Walked over 22km and stopped at many cafes. Lovely orange juice,freshly squeezed with bread,ham and cheese for breakfast. Coke for second break. … Continue reading

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In Rubias at Quinta da Leiras May 25/14

The mountain was difficult today but we survived the mountain climb and the 20 km walk. We stopped at three cafes altogether. The first was nice. I had tea and toast. The next one just before the mountain I had … Continue reading

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