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... as obstructions. The remainder was dominated by solid rock walking surfaces with irregular protrusions that were tripping hazards and foot bruising opportunities or narrow gulleys good for rolling ankles, etc. Where our earlier pace was slightly more than 2 miles/hour due to the steepness, the last 4 miles was closer to 1 mile/hour, due to gulley-like paths and very steep paths. We descended nearly 1500 feet in a 4 miles stretch. When the small town of Molinaseca came into ...
... pilgrims, this can be a very emotional moment and it was for me. I can't explain why but I walked away from it with tears in my eyes after placing my rock from Colorado into one of the grooves in the wooden pole.
At this point, Diane and I ran into our friend, Henry, and walked with him today from Cruz Ferro to his hotel in Molinaseco. We had light conversation as we enjoyed the beautiful views of the mountains and hills around ...
Well. When I said that the two Brazilian guys might join me... I went downstairs at 7.30 and didn't recognise a soul. This isn't unusual, because we look quite different witnout sunglasses, hats and hiking gear on. Anyway, I sat down and then saw that Sarah was there, eating with a couple of friends. I sat down nearby and ordered a salad. Then the Brazilian guys, Kikos and Marlei came, and Sarah joined us after her friends left. It was a fascinating evening. They are from an island ...
... eggs, bacon, and baked beans for 3.50€. Baked beans? Well, that was a nice change from the normal dry bread and jam. Ponferrada continues to grow so Molenesca is now a bedroom community that also continues to serve as a pilgrim stop. Oma and I had finished our meal when Opa said something about getting ready... For what? We waited... to finish his meal, to leave, to go to the bathroom? He said he forgot. We got to laughing. Poor waiter. He wasn't sure ...
... The desertlike parts of the misada are really variable that way. A critical part of the day happens around noon when we need to figure out how the rest of the day will play out. Several factors are considered. How hard does the ride ahead look, where will everyone else be staying and do we want to avoid that or be part of it. Is there a particularly interesting stop ahead and if so can we reach it. How are our legs. Is there good wifi here and should we ...
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