Corona de Galicia
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Woke this morning and didn't need to dress and pack in the dark! We are not walking today, hooray! We first went to St. Francis of Assisi church to get the Compostella only given every 100 years in recognition of his pilgrimage in 1214. A small line but worth the trouble. They only sign them a few hours of the day, right before mass. Next we went to the pilgrimage office for our official Compostella. We also plan to get a certificate of distance... Which costs 3 ...
... and sweet. He also has a stamp for the Credential (passport), so we get ours stamped before we move on. After that, it is just a long and careful trek downhill on what mostly looks like dry river bed. Quite hard to navigate but needs caution because its easy to lose ones footing. We eventually come to a point where we can see the sea ahead of us.... How enticing it looks, especially under the hot sun that we have been walking under today. ...
... of your friends back home going about theirs, you marvel at the idea: all I have to do today is walk. Just put one foot in front of the other until I stop.
You follow the signs (which are generally beautifully marked) and you just walk. You might chat to someone or you might drop into your own thoughts. You watch the view as the world slips ever so slowly by and you wonder to yourself, 'good god, did cars always go that fast?'
And sometimes you stop. ...
... and regained our bearings, corrected our course and headed for the main road. We were delighted to see pilgrims up ahead, a tell tale sign we were on the right path (gotta love those pilgrims). Fiona was now in the lead as we hit the main road, she turned left, I turned right, the score was 2 to 1 in my favour and thankfully that was the final score!We were still about 6kms from Santiago at that stage and had a slight climb followed by a good down ...
... feeling really weird about ignoring my hiking shoes all day.
Now to wrap up with a brief list of things we learned along the Way, things there were more of than we expected, others that were less prevalent than we’d assumed and some of those rare things that met our expectations just perfectly.
Just the right amount of
Bed bugs, meaning almost ...