Monthly Archives: October 2015

Leavin’ On A Jet Plane . . . for ITALY!!

Monday, October 12, 2015.  Tomorrow Laurie D leaves for Finisterre and Muxia, and will return to Santiago de Compostela in a bit less than a week.  The other Laurie and Salvatore left last night on a train to Barcelona, and … Continue reading

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Last Days in Santiago de Compostela

NOTE:  Another fu-bar . . . an earlier version of this write posted itself!  So you will get an amended one now, and if you try to read the other one, you will get a message that there is no … Continue reading

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To Santiago de Compostela – The Walk In

Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Okay, today’s the day.  A short walk, less than five km, and I will be at the foot of the steps to the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela.  No breakfast at the Polish albergue today, so … Continue reading

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An Aside . . .

For those of you who follow, especially who receive my posts on your e-mail, lately I notice that when I edit a post,  the final version does not always show up in the original e-mail to myself, but does show … Continue reading

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Santa Irene to Monte De Gozo

Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Breakfast this morning at the private albergue in Santa Irene, and then it’s ponchos again.  Laurie (now this is the new Laurie . . . soon I’ll see Fort Collins Laurie, Laurie D.  I think this … Continue reading

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Arzua to Santa Irene

Monday, October 5, 2015.  Rain.  Rain.  Rain.  And more rain.  Lots of upright camels leaving Arzua after they collect in one of the only early-opening bars in town.  I get my usual croissant and cafe con leche before I put … Continue reading

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Miraz to Sobrado dos Monxes to Arzua

Saturday, October 3, 2015.  The beginning of Week Six and I can hardly believe the time is going so quickly.  It surely didn’t fly past in the first three or four weeks this time. I get up in the dark … Continue reading

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From Vilalba to Baamonde and Miraz

Wednesday, September 30, 2015  Gontan to Vilalba (continued) My right lower limb, with all its aching bones and joints, is doing much better, partly because I have devised a plan I think will work for me for next few days.  … Continue reading

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Lourenza, Mondoñedo, Gontán (not Gondán) to Vilalba (amended)

NOTE:  First this wouldn’t post at all, and then posted without my having completed it . . . sigh.  So I think I’ve managed to finish it Monday, September 28, 2015.  Lourenza to Mondoñedo After yesterday’s climb etc., today will … Continue reading

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Frustrations, Delays, Silent Shouts

Thursday, October 8, 2015.  I am trying.  I am writing.  Neither Flickr nor WordPress wants to download any photos, and I’ve been trying for two days to finish the next post, from nearly 10 days ago. I reached Santiago yesterday, … Continue reading

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