Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shin Splints, Anyone?

Sunday, October 6, 2013.  Everyone is up really early this morning, probably because with 75-100 people in a bunk room, crammed together, no one can sleep late anyway.  I get ready in the dark, wander to one of the two … Continue reading

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The Last Long Hill – Into Galicia

NOTE:  For some reason, some of you might have gotten this section attached to the Cacabelos post, and I’m not sure why . . . but here it is in its final form, with photos. Saturday, October 5, 2013.  After … Continue reading

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Caldo Gallego and the Pod People of Cacabelos

Thursday, October 3, 2013– Cacabelos – I’m in the Hotel Gallego restaurant with delicious soup  Caldo Gallego – the menu says it’s cabbage soup, but really, this one is kale and potatoes and beans in a clear broth.  Then I … Continue reading

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Cruz de Ferro And The Most Difficult Downhill

Wednesday, October 2, 2013. Well, the albergue in Foncebadon delivers a better breakfast than any other I’ve stayed so far.  No eggs, but chai, cereal, lots of fruit, yogurt, and the requisite bread, of course.  And meditation/yoga music in the … Continue reading

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What’s Going On Right Now . . .

Friday, October 18, 2013.  I am back in Santiago after going to the end of the world (Finisterre and Muxia), and am staying in a beautiful monastery-turned-hotel, which I will write more about later, but I deliberately came back and … Continue reading

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The Walk toward Cruz de Ferro

Monday, September 30, 2013.  Waking up this morning was easier than I expected, and really not much different from the mornings after I’ve walked 20 km, rather than 30 km.  Down in the kitchen, Alberto is serving breakfast . . … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

Sunday, September 29, 2013.  Well, after two rest days in Leon, many of us (Yves and Janice, Larry, Christel and others) either begin our walk out of Leon or catch the bus just another few kilometers to avoid the UCK … Continue reading

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