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As soon as we awoke this morning I jumped in She's rucksack, snuggled up for the day. I could hear them two cussing as they paddled on muddy paths and roads with lorries soaking them through. 12 miserable kilometres crawled like bedraggled rats into a pension, all I can say is it is dry, everything including me is sopping wet. Three pathetic ...
A brisk walk took us to the high point of Vigo. The Castro complex at the top of the hill overlooking the Ria de Vigo.
The views are great and you can imagine the great sea battles of yesteryear with canon balls being shot at the galleons below.
There is also the remains of where ...
... Jimmy suddenly got energetic, either the Mexican compliments or overdose of ibuprofen and set off at an alarming pace. Me and She meandered along, playing with the Salamanders and picking conkers, the usual madness. With every intention of having a short walk we found nothing open until Padron, where we booked in a 3:30 foot sore and weary not to mention sopping ...
On the way to the bus station, the heavens opened and Galician rain fell. When it rains in Galicia, it really rains! I was wearing a rain jacket but my legs were soon saturated.
At the bus station, there was a little shop selling trousers and jeans for €5 and so I quickly tried on a pair and bought them as a spare in case I get caught out for a third time in Vigo.
... route to take - the Variante Espiritual sounds wonderful, but doing a constant steep uphill for 8 (some say 10 - who knows) kilometers in the pouring rain sounds very daunting. Plus - there is a part of this route that goes by sea, and if the sailor is not sailing (again - who knows, no one can tell for sure) it is an extra 28 kms to walk. (The sea route is part of the original Caminho, as apparently it is the route that in 44 AD was crossed with the remains of St. James. ...