Hotel Balneario Guitiriz
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... gear before I walked in to the lobby. The receptionist didn't appear to be bothered by my drowned rat appearance and the water puddling on the floor around my feet. Despite the wet weather cover on my backpack the contents were wet through; by the time I finished hanging everything up around the room it looked like a laundry!
I had a very hot shower and met Kate and Cheryl downstairs for dinner where I was treated to delicious piping hot vegetarian lasagne! YUM :)
... a gradual decline in elevation to 370 m at Portomarin.In the 1960s the Miño River was dammed to create the Belesar reservoir, putting the old village of Portomarín under water. The most historic buildings of the town were moved brick by brick and reconstructed in the new town, including its castle-style main church: Church of San Juan of Portomarín. In the seasons when the dam is at low level, the remains ...
... last leg on to Pontecampaña to find the Albergue which Jenny had recommended and which we had prebooked as it only had 15 beds. It turned out to be spectacular with olde worlds charm but great facilities. We are going to enjoy staying here I think and now less than 65km to go! Film title for today is not so much "Dancing with Wolves" as "Walking with Cows"! What an understatement! We had a wonderful communal ...
... people try to uproot them because they are not native. So we walked on until a cafe appeared, sat down and drank hot milk with chocolate. Rosie had described this and it was as yummy as she had said. After enjoying the hot chocolate and some bars, we moved on through more forests and cows. There were several climbs and descents of hills, we emerged above the River Mino and crossed on a high bridge. There looked ...
... Another change was the fact that we started in Sarria this morning. This is where people need to walk from to get a Compestella. Because of that, there are tour groups. Every few kilometers, there is their van. Their tour guide tells them how far they are etc, as they toddle off in their new, clean hiking gear and matching hiking poles. A whole different camino. However, my camino is a lot different than I thought it would be as well. I think I would ...
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