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... from her for a while. She promised to take good notes and lots of pictures (of course!) and will catch up on her blog once she can connect to the internet again.
She also wanted me to say thank you for the positive comments, thoughts and prayers that everyone is sending her way. I know it means a lot to her!
Go Kristi Go!!
... ride with dense fog and strong winds. The pictures tell the story - what you can't see is that my head was down most of the way (along with everyone elses)... you might think it was miserable, and it kinda was.... but hidden under my hood was a smile from ear to ear. I am truly enjoying every minute of this adventure - especially times like this. Even when we ran out of gas (he eventually got us going again with the spare gas can) - ...
... that changed from one hamlet to another. Some are simple, sturdy concrete block always raised up from the ground called hórreo or other ones that were straw covered huts called pallozas. They are used to dry and/ or store corn. Boy do the spaniards love flowers... Geraniums in all the flower boxes on patios, roses, hollyhocks, irises, dahlias hydrangeas ... They cover their yards and patios in big splashes of color! Got ...
Great night's sleep last night-dorm for 15 but only 5 of us in it and everyone very quiet. Think the Queimada helped! Still up at 6 and on the road - cold but another beautiful morning. Passed on the hammock as the task masters wanted to get on their way and the Albergue sid not do breakfast until 7.30. Another beautiful skyline with full moon on the way out of Pontecampaña, more beautiful wooded walks, ...
The notes said today was 15 kms, but both Amr's and Jules' pedometers said 17.5 kms - but that was so much less than the last few days that it felt easy, and we were at the hotel at about 1 pm. Again, no rain. In fact it was perfect - high cloud, so not a freezing start, and no direct sun, though it got quite bright. We are so lucky. The walk was more of the same, hills and farms ...