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... making the climb. We sat in the shelter at the top of the hill and took turns behind the wall visiting the bano au naturel. Equally ridiculous was the fact that a kilometer along the plateau, the path led down the other side, this one marked at 18%. Faster, I suppose than walking around. I felt the odd discomfort today at not only losing my compatriot, but also my guidebook. Each night we'd made tentative plans for the next day's stop and I've made it this ...
22km 405km to Santiago. But there was a road sign that said 463km Santiago. Glad I'm walking. Foggy and freezing start to the day. Sara talked me into walking the alternative route. Luckily this option was after the first town and the fog has lifted a bit. It was quiet along the river, if a bit damp under foot. There were long stretches between towns and the niggling ...
... is large, with several tents set up and a large teepee, presumably only functional when not raining. A covered porch is not entirely covered, with water dripping in from the light rain, falling into perfectly placed plants. The seating on the porch is rows of movie theater chairs, quite comfortable. Inside, the walls are covered in graffiti... words of encouragement, song lyrics, pot leaves. Apparently the hospitalero there had started his camino last summer, arrived at ...
... has been somewhat erratic recently we have parted ways with many people we began with, however there have been a few unexpected paths cross which is always nice. We met a guy over dinner the other night who had walked the Camino before, beginning in Florence, Italy! We shared dinner two nights ago with a Dutch couple who are doing the Camino over three stages, the first of which they rode their bikes from Amsterdam to Roncevalles in the Pyrenees! At the ...
... boarded up and abandoned ...not a bano or
beverage in sight. And so we trudged on. Whining.
The one thing we look forward to on climbing days, is the
opportunity to rest our legs (and cover some territory) on the
descents. But the descents today took your breath away. I don't
mean that in a positive, "Wow, that's fantastic" kind of way ... I
mean the wind was so strong that a few times on ...