Forte de Sao Francisco
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After yesterday's early stop, I had so many thoughts about MY schedule. I had two choices....find cash and shorten the next few legs or use my remaining cash to get to Ourense by bus. First, the walk today was wonderful. A very short, steep uphill followed by miles of downhill. It was so beautiful. Lots of heather like flowers and most of the walk was on a gravel road. Everything was beautiful. So, I arrive in Laza and ask for the bank. ...
So today, we all thought that it would be an easy 35K from a Gudina to Laza. It looked like it would be very beautiful walk with great view of a big lake. The plan was to stop for lunch in Campobecerros which was 20K and then on to Laza. Not so much. Remember what I said about no flat places in Spain? The day started with a long 400 foot climb out of a Gudina. It was never flat for ...
Today, we have a Canda so aim just enjoying a cup of coffee then off on the Camino. It is shorter overall today but I think the the climb is steeper. Later: Boy was I right. It was so hard to go up a Canda. It was a trail through stream nod rocks with very vertical jaunts up the rocks. It was only 6k but I was totally bonked at the top with 19K to go. At the halfway point, I met up again ...
.....really Julie I will......!! Check me out I'm on a campsite way up in the mountains having been bathing in two different sets of thermal waters (an old Roman site and then a river which had thermal currents).....then I splashed about like a fool clambering up a mountain stream.....then I walked up a mountain and then I became very tired and that's why this is all your getting.
If you're interested (Julie?) then look at www.parquecerdeira.com
... which seemed empty when we arrived, being a couple of hours too early for dinner - again! We checked out the Roman bridge (top attraction on TripAdvisor, but nothing special) and found a casual place full of locals by the river to have some fish and a bottle of Mateus Rose for Eur 6! When we headed back to the car, the town seemed much busier with the bars showing yet ...